Full Name
Gurkan Salk
Job Title
General Manager, Dynamics 365 Project Operations
Company
Microsoft
Speaker Bio
Gurkan joined Microsoft in 2004 and currently leads the product strategy and engineering teams delivering the Dynamics 365 Project Operations solution combining capabilities from Microsoft Project for the Web, Project Service Automation and the Finance & Operations Service Industries solutions. These solutions include Expense Management, Time Management, Project Accounting, Project Management, Resource Management & Scheduling, and Billing.
Prior to his current role Gurkan led the Dynamics 365 Solution Architecture team in R&D, focusing on CRM implementations. In this role he led a global team of 70+ technical experts across the Dynamics 365 product and solution portfolio, focused on driving successful Dynamics implementations for the largest and most complex customers. His team also provided support globally to top Dynamics partners and Global ISVs, driving initiatives and tooling geared towards continually increasing predictable deployment of Dynamics solutions, reducing time to market and overall TCO for customers.
Prior to joining R&D, Gurkan was the enterprise services practice manager for the Middle East and Africa headquarters of Microsoft Consulting Services. Responsibilities included creating the services business strategy and managing the regional technical consulting team. In this role he worked with CxOs for large enterprise customers across the Middle East and Africa region to solve business problems with MSFT software, leveraging the Microsoft partner ecosystem to deliver high quality solutions.
Gurkan Salk