Mr. Izgi graduated from the high school Istanbul Erkek Lisesi in 1980. In 1985, he received a BS degree in electrical end electronics engineering from Bogazici University. In 1987 he received an MS degree in electrical engineering from Syracuse University in New York, USA; his area was telecommunications. 


From 1987 to 1997, he was an instructor at the undergraduate level and he worked at various projects.


He was a manager in Nortel Networks (Netas) between 1998 and 2000.


He was a project manager in Turkcell between 2000 and 2004. His work included quality management at technical projects, configuration and management of routers, design of Intranet infrastructure, management of IT security systems, database management, ERP, annual investment plans, network performance.

Some of the projects he managed include: IT infrastructure for credit card systems of banks, portal design, LAN and WAN systems, generic server platform for third party companies, vehicle location information system, call center design for field technicians.

Some of his responsibilities in the projects include: 

  • Helping to determine constraints and assumptions

  • Developing the project plan and its updates

  • Determining corrective actions to be taken

  • Completing all actions necessary to get a baseline of scope, schedule and cost

  • Process adjustments

  • Figuring out the activity list, activity duration estimates and activity sequencing relations

  • Project closure notice inside the company

  • Generation of final project records

  • Supervision of the usage of Microsoft Project tool

  • Distribution of project related information (e.g. closure notice) to stakeholders

  • Statement of Work (SOW) generation

  • Formation of project team directory

  • Role and responsibility assignments

  • Generation of records, reports and presentations for the project

  • Generation of performance reports

  • Generation of project archives

  • Identification and response plan for risks

  • Helping to determine contract and correspondence

He gives instruction at courses like Project Management in IT Projects, Case Studies, PMP Exam Preparation, Methodologies and Applications of Project Management, Certificate Program in Project Management, Microsoft Project.

Within the last year Mr. İzgi gave training to many companies, including Alcatel – Lucent, Atos Origin, Aviva, Azersun Holding, Bosch, Carrefour, Citibank, Eczacıbaşı – Zentiv, Ericsson, Devoteam Secura, Fleet – Corp, Ford Otosan, Fritolay, Havelsan, HP, IBM,  Mercedes, Miele, Migros, Nike, Oracle, Pfizer,  Roche, Roketsan,  Siemens, Toyota, Turkcell, Unilever, Vodafone.