Baris was always fascinated by technology and curious about how things were built. He started coding when he was a teenager and made this passion his job. His appetite to new challenges made him travel and work in different countries and companies. He created his own company to taste the entrepreneurship and learned a lot from this diverse experiences.
Currently he believes that all the new technologies invented for different purpose like games, entertainment, transportation, etc. could help to understand people needs by analyzing the collected data and provide high value digital healthcare. The best solution for him is when the solution is fully integrated within the life (digital life) of users instead of expecting them to learn one more application.
Results-oriented Team Leader with expertise in software development, quality engineering, and change management. Effective at managing diverse team members to accomplish business goals.
Detail-oriented and efficient, with strengths in both project and analyzing the need of customers.
"Need Digital Excellence? call Baris. He is a very strong leader who cares about his teams, helps them grow and always deliver above and beyond. I had the pleasure to be Baris' manager at Merck. He was easy to work with, always responsive and I miss bouncing off ideas with him. I would hire Baris to lead development efforts, build and maintain high quality products, and reliably deliver with high quality standards. Baris has a growth mindset which continues to help him be the leader who can always attract top notch talent. He is creative with the resources given to him, always finding optimal solutions. Looking forward to working with him again one day."
"Baris is a great team leader. He cares about his team, he knows what his team is doing, he guide the team in the right direction. On the projects we work together, we had tight time constrains and challenges with previously poorly designed test strategies and with Baris guidance, the team have been able to put a plan to implement automation (SDLC) strategies while ensuring delivery by coordinating the right amount of resources for complementary manual testing. Baris has a clear vision on how to improve the team capabilities, to use tooling to be me more productive, to increase quality and implement those strategic initiatives while keeping the delivery dates on the tactical work. Baris is not only a great team leader, he also has an deep hands-on knowledge in the cybersecurity space, where he had a critical influence on the direction of Merck digital solutions, as on the field of medical device communications (IoT) with our backend systems. I can't wait to work with Baris again."
"Baris is a remarkable professional in the domains of verification, validation and more broadly product Excellence for medical devices. Baris masters both traditional hardware medical devices, and the most recent software medical devices, including the challenges associated with cloud hosting, data management, cybersecurity, etc. I was amazed by Baris' ability to digest and engage into new technologies and methodologies, Baris' management skills and his commitment to quality and integrity. I warmly recommend Baris to any organization looking towards Excellence."
"I worked with Baris as he was leading the digital product excellence team and I have been impressed by his ability to stay focused on our target despite all changes that happened in our environment. Baris has been a great buddy, helping me getting up to speed with projects and the organization when I joined. He was always available to listen to me when I most needed it. He’s also a keen learner that makes him a very knowledgeable person. I highly recommend Baris to any successful organization."
"I worked with Baris in J&J, I was head of the local New Product Development Quality group and he was in the R&D group leading a part of the embedded SW development and validation. Baris was always a very professional person that I could trust. He was always very responsive with work challenges and new requirements and always delivered high quality work and documentation. Baris is also a very knowledgeable person that is always open to learn more. I can recommend him for any position in the SW development field for medical devices."
"Baris was my colleague for more than 4 years. Baris is a real asset for the team, he provides his strong analysis competences to the project, his leadership makes him achieving challenging tasks. He actively contributed to the great team spirit we have in R&D, by proposing motivating common activities. To summarize, it is a pleasure to work with Baris."
"Baris is an expert in Linux, Android, C++ and Java, I appreciated his job and ability to adapt to our specific environment. He achieved the tasks given without too much of support. He is also interesting to talk to in the day to day conversation."
"Baris is a smart, capable and dedicated software professional. My experience working with him was on a embedded device UI development project and I found that Baris was conscientious in diligently implementing our proposed UI designs. He consistently approached challenges with a can-do attitude and was always willing to explore different solutions during implementation. Baris was also a great collaborator in respectfully providing his input on the designs. He regularly showed great skill at balancing the requirements of quality, cost and schedule. I highly recommend Baris for any software development project and especially those requiring cooperation across multi-disciplinary teams."
"During his whole mission at Xerox, Baris worked with a high sense of responsibility. Good communicator, he quickly established an excellent relation with his colleagues and received the team's confidence.Proving a high degree of professionalism he plenty fulfilled the management's expectations."
Leader with 20 years of experience delivering complex solutions for top organizations in the technology, healthcare, telecommunication, financial (and many more) industries
Expert skills in planning, monitoring, reporting, resource management, quality and risk management as well as serving as a reputable change agent, have resulted in consistently delivering large scale projects on time and on budget
I possess expertise in Software Development, Quality Assurance, Team Management, and Project execution with a record of success analyzing operations, then instituting methodologies that work to improve efficiency and reduce costs
Feb 2016 - Now
Merck GroupDirector, Head of Digital Product Excellence
Leading the Digital Product Excellence team in Medical Devices Business Unit.
- Expertise in software and device quality engineering
- Validation activities for SW as medical device or Physical drug injectors.
- Management of partners and suppliers.
11/2011 - 01/2016
Johnson & JohnsonTeam Leader & Staff R&D Engineer
Project: Neuro Critical Care Medical Device (Modular Platform)
- Team Leader & Scrum master for the development and testing of embedded medical device.
- Lead medical device development in accordance with standards like ISO13485 & IEC 62304.
- High level software design. Definition of modules and inter-process interfaces.
- Full V&V Cycle: Test protocol & Integration testing with custom tools.
06/2011 - 11/2011
Option NVEmbedded SW Engineer (Freelancer)
Embedded application development for IoT device.
Wifi and 3G technologies.
Embedded linux platform (OpenWRT)
08/2010 - 05/2011
AW EuropeEmbedded SW Engineer (Freelancer)
Senior developer in the R&D Team. Development of a prototype based on the Genivi project.
We worked on the migration of the existing navigation system and created a new HMI with more touch friendly behaviors. The new application is modular and can accept new application from a market like Pandora player, tweeter and Google Map.
02/2009 - 09/2010
Xerox CFETSoftware Team Leader (Freelancer)
In the continuous feed printer R&D department.
As a functional analyst and GUI team leader, I am in charge of the analyses, follow-up of development, implementation of system, unit tests and sustaining activities.
05/2007 - 01/2009
SRWT - TECEmbedded SW Engineer (Freelancer)
I was responsible of analysis and development of the new ticketing system of TEC Company.
Keywords: Linux, C/C++, GTK+, embedded, high security and stability, Contactless Smartcards, Mifare DesFire, Sybase, DB Synchronization, SAP back office, TCP/IP, Serial Port, MySQL, RS232, RS485.
06/2002 - 08/2012
DenodiaCTO - Founder (Startup)
Define the technical roadmap of the company and creation of the R&D team. Worked closely with customers to translate needs to technical requirement and organized delivery and support of solutions.
Team Leader and Senior Developer for CRM, Website and E-Commerce applications.
CRM applications (C++, MFC, STL).
Server administration for web hosting.
04/2001 - 04/2002
TechnoTradeSenior Software Developer
IIOT - Edge device called Tbox
Senior Developer for remote monitoring, automatism, data logging embedded Edge devices.
Keywords: Edge Device, VC++, MFC, STL, ADSL, 3G.
09/2000 - 09/2001
IBMSoftware Developer (Freelancer)
GUI developer for Financial application.
Participation to the development of a large financial project: CLS (Continuous Link Settlement - Foreign Exchange) in IBM. Multiple site project.
Keywords: VC++, MFC, STL, Windows, CMVC, Unit Test.
10/1998 - 08/2000
Design and development of Operating systems for smart cards and APIs.
Development of security and encryption applications for Win9x/NT filesystems.
Keywords: Proton, JavaCard, Windows For SmartCards, Gemplus Card, VC++, GUI, VxdTools, C, C++, Java.
Cloud - (AWS, Google Cloud, MS Azure)
IoT - (Bluetooth or 3G/4G)
SW Development - (C/C++/C#)
Web Development - (Full Stack, API)
Databases - ( ODBC, MySQL, Oracle)
Network - (TCP/IP, HTTP, DBus, SOAP, RESTful)
Agile - (Certified Scrum Master)
Test - (V&V, CSV, E2E, Perf., Security)
Automation - (CI/CD, Testing, Performance, UI)
Partner Management - (Outsourcing Nearshore/Offshore, Negociation)
USTLDUT in Computer Science
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