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Koray Çandır

Education 2000– Istanbul Technical University/ PhD in General Management PhD Thesis on: Marketing, Title: A Process Based View on Customer Orientation: Degree of Involvement in Customer Decision Process and its Effect on Performance 1996–1999 Middle East Technical University/ MBA 1991–1996 Middle East Technical University/ BSc in Mechanical Engineering 1988–1991 TED Ankara College High School Publications • Çandır, M.K., Uray, N., “Müşteri Yönelimine Süreç Bazlı Bir Yaklaşım: Müşteri Karar Sürecine Dahil Olma Düzeyi ve Bunun Performansa Etkisi”, 2008, İTÜ Dergisi • Çandır, M.K., “A Web Based Graphical User Interface for Parallel Machine Scheduling”, 1998 YAEM-Middle East Technical University. • Çandır, M.K., “Involvement in Customer Decision Process and its Effect on Market Performance”, 2003 TUB-Berlin Technical University Conference Proceedings. Research Interests Organizational Marketing, Services Marketing, Strategic Marketing, Strategic Planning, Project Management Invited Seminars • 5th Conference on Management Sciences - “The Role of Technology in Diversification and Brand Formation”, Istanbul Technical University, 2004, Istanbul • Dokuz Eylul Universitesi e-Haftasi - e-Pazarlama Paneli, Dokuz Eylul Universitesi, 2003, Izmir Work Experience March 2007 – , Gaya Consultancy Ltd. Partner • Development of a strategy framework for Microsoft Turkey. • International business development and marketing support for SMEs in Turkey and Cyprus.  

November 2004 – January 2007, Siemens Business Services HQ, Munich Country Coordinator, Solution Business Country coordinator for Solution Business USA. Intermittent responsibilities for Finland, Russia, Czech Republic and Poland. Main Duties: Leaded local management in countries of responsibility for achieving operational excellence through the market development, bidding and project management processes and practices.  Supervised countries in the implementation of Global Solutions strategy and processes