Partners and Associates

Jack Hakimian

Jack Hakimian

MEng, MBA, is a seasoned strategy and operations consultant whose career in global consulting firms has spanned over 20 years. He also held leadership positions in the telecommunications industry. Prior to founding TandemVision, Jack headed the corporate strategy function of a global mobile telecommunications service provider. In a consultant capacity, he worked with leading organisations in the EMEA region covering a broad spectrum of industries: Telecommunications, Technology, Energy, Utilities, Manufacturing, and Real Estate. He led the development of commercial strategies, technology strategies, and the implementation of large-scale business transformations. Constantly seeking to find the most efficient path to shareholder value, he also worked with promising start-up businesses to define an optimal market entry and positioning strategy. Jack is also a frequent speaker and panelist at leading Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) events.

Cem Yolcu

Cem Yolcu

CFA, is a career banker, management consultant and senior executive who has worked with leading companies in Southern and Eastern Europe, Turkey and the Middle East for the last 14 years. Cem has served TMT companies across all sectors: mobile operators, fixed line operators, ISPs, Digital TV operators, technology vendors and service providers, as well as providers of value added services. Prior to founding TandemVision, Cem has also led the Strategy and Planning function of a leading telecommunications operator in the Middle East.During his long executive tenure, he has been directly involved in developing strategies and business plans for major acquisitions, and has been engaged in M&A transactions and expansion initiatives. Cem has executed major portfolio integration projects that cut across multiple countries. He has also helped successful start-ups in the healthcare, real estate, and telecommunications industries to build their go-to-market strategies and their launch plans, and to develop their internal processes.

Serdar Alemdar

Omer Ozvardar

B.S., MBA, is an experienced strategy and operations consultant with 10 years of experience on international level. Prior to joining TandemVision, Omer acted as independent management consultant, serving large corporations directly and helping global consulting companies. He is a specialist of the Telecommunications and Media industries, but has also consulted for the Retail, Technology, FMCG and Industrial Goods sectors. Omer led and successfully delivered projects in the United States, Europe, Middle East and Africa, spanning a wide variety of service lines, including but not limited to corporate due diligence, market entry strategies, value proposition development, product design and implementation, business process re-engineering, business unit performance improvement and transformation programme management.

Serdar Alemdar

Serdar Alemdar

BEng, MBA, has held executive commercial (marketing and sales) positions in the technology field. For more than 15 years, he has been involved extensively in the Information and Communications industries across the Middle East and CIS regions, both in consultant and managerial capacity. Serdar served large technology vendors and leading broadband and mobile service providers to help position them at the forefront of product innovation.He has been engaged in focused business transformations to streamline the commercial and production functions of large industry players. Serdar has extensive experience in the evaluation of competitive market environments, positioning and evolution trends, product development, pricing and market research in several Middle Eastern and CIS markets. Serdar is also a PhD candidate in Information Systems.