After BSc Degree of Management Engineering, Gurhan started his professional life in Fortisbank as Management Trainee on Corporate Banking. By ending 3 years in banking, Gurhan converted his career to IT business and soon became Department Head of Core Banking & Treasury Projects and accordingly Department IT Head of Retail Banking. Throughout his 8 years IT career Gürhan has successfully built business in both local and international projects. At March 2012 Gurhan has attended the foundation team of Digital Generation Banking at DenizBank as Department Head of Innovative Special Projects. By returning to banking business he has played leading role in building up new generation digital products and business models in past 5 years. He is one of the architects of DenizBank Digital Strategy powered by many BrandNew Challinging Banking Products. He has spent many effective efforts resulting with DenizBank’s “Most Innovative Bank Of The World” and “Global Innovator” titles winning in 3 years in a row. Through the pipeline he gained the MSc degree on “Strategic Marketing and Brand Management”. Now he is working as Deputy CDO, responsible from Mobile Platforms, Direct Banking, Fintech Banking, Cloud Banking and Digital Payment Systems including Strategy, Product, Channel and Marketing management. He is also President of Innovation reporting to Management Board and coordinating the Corporate Innovation processes all around the bank.