Utku is an expert in applying digital and analytics solutions to business problems and facilitating companies’ transformations to data-driven organizations.
Utku is a Partner based in our Istanbul office. He is the leader of the “Digital and Analytics” Practice in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, helping clients create value with data, innovative tools and techniques. He serves a wide range of industries, including financial services, telecoms, manufacturing and retail.
Utku’s topics of expertise cover:
- Advanced analytics transformation (including capability building and change management)
- Artificial intelligence/machine-learning use-case deployment
- Sales and service models in banking and telecommunications
- Pricing and margin management
Prior to joining Arthur D. Little, Utku worked for McKinsey & Company in its İstanbul office, and supported clients in Turkey, Europe and the Middle East. He established and led its “Data Science” team in Istanbul.
In addition to his consulting work, Utku voluntarily supports start-ups, developing artificial intelligence and automation applications in Turkey.
He holds a BSc. degree (industrial engineering) from Boğaziçi University. He has hands-on experience in the R/Python programming languages, as well as key classification, regression and simulation techniques.
Utku is married to Aslı and lives in Istanbul. In his free time he plays tennis and develops software, algorithms and mobile games. He likes reading about science and space.