Celal Kavuklu is a seasoned professional with 20 years of leadership experience in multi-national companies, including the banking and software industry. Driven by technology advancements and AI, Celal is passionate about AI-driven smart decisions across the customer value chain. He is currently responsible for the highly specialized industry and technology pre-sales team of SAS in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa. Celal holds BSc and MSc degrees from Middle East Technical University, where he graduated with a High-Honour degree. He is passionate about science and literature.