Keynote Speakers

Vincenzo Cusolito
R&D Director, TOFAŞ Turkish Automotive Factory, Bursa, Türkiye
Presentation Title:
Customer Expectation Improvement: How to Enhance Technical Targets Deployment

Biography: Vincenzo Cusolito is R&D Director of TOFAŞ Turkish Automotive Factory, Bursa, Türkiye. His duties covers innovation, design, validation, performance development and project management.
Experience
R&D Director at TOFAŞ in Bursa (March 2017 – Present)
Responsibilities (1997-2017) :
Head of Chassis & Vehicle Dynamics – EMEA at FCA
Head of Program Fiat Tipo / Aegea at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Model responsible project New Palio MY12 / Grand Siena at Fiat Automoveis S.A.
Chassis manager International Small Platform for Punto International, Linea, Fiorino at Fiat
Cost reduction manager in pilot Fiat Cost Reduction Team for Fiat / Alfa Romeo vehicle suspensions
Chassis components and active vehicle suspension development manager for Fiat-Lancia-Alfa Romeo projects at Fiat
Purchasing specialist at GM-Fiat World Wide Purchasing
Shift manager at Mirafiori Press shop at Fiat S.p.A.
Education
Fundação Dom Cabral
Executive development program in 2010
ISVOR - Fiat

Automotive general management in 1997
Eren Kaya
Engineering and R&D Director
OYAK – RENAULT Automotive Factory, Bursa, Türkiye
Presentation Title:
Challenges of Automotive Industry 2020-2025

Biography: Eren Kaya is Engineering and R&D Director of OYAK RENAULT Otomobil Fabrikaları A.Ş., Bursa, Türkiye. His duties Project Management, Product & Process Developpment, Testing and Validation Management, Strategic Planning & Vision, Team Building & Leadership, Change Management
Experience
Engineering and R&D Director at OYAK RENAULT in Bursa (September 2017 – Present)
Responsibilities (1987-2017):
Deputy Regional Purchasing Head at AVTOVAZ – RENAULT – NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANISATION – Russia
Purchasing Director Renault Russia at AVTOVAZ – RENAULT – NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANISATION – Russia
Purchasing Director at OYAK RENAULT
Global Supplier Account Manager at GROUPE RENAULT – France
Supplier Performance Manager at OYAK RENAULT          
Purchasing Project Manager at OYAK RENAULT
Engineering Project Manager at OYAK RENAULT
Export Representative at BORUSAN
Purchasing Project Coordinator at FORD - OTOSAN
Education
Bosphorus University, Istanbul, 1987
B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

Lycée de Galatasaray, Istanbul, 1982

Ozan Nalcıoğlu
Engineering Director, FORD Otomotiv Sanayi A.Ş., İstanbul, Türkiye
Presentation Title:
Redefinition of transportation; The Connected Car

Biography: Ozan Nalcıoğlu is Director of Engineering in Ford Otosan Product Development since January 2018 responsible for body, chassis and electrical/electronics systems and vehicle engineering.

He is graduated from ITU Mechanical Engineering and completed his masters degree in Mechanical Engineering at Istanbul Technical University in 1996.

He joined Ford Otosan in 1998 and took responsibilities within Ford global vehicle and powertrain development projects and led functional design and development teams including powertrain calibration and controls, driveline and engine systems.