Firat Ozkan is a group manager at Intuit’s strategic sourcing department. He manages the global marketing sourcing team. Mr. Ozkan has been with Intuit since 2002. Prior to his marketing role, he led the technology sourcing team. He was also responsible for leading the supplier innovation program to drive innovation from strategic suppliers. He worked on the implementation of Oracle ERP system, global procurement policy, processes, and tools. He managed the buyer team to drive process improvements and reduce costs. Prior to Intuit, Mr. Ozkan was a project manager at Science Solutions. He worked with the president of the company to lead IT projects. Mr. Ozkan is active in professional associations, including the Bay Area Procurement Council, Oracle Applications Group, and the ANA. He was a speaker at ProcureCon Digital Marketing, Oracle Open World, and Gartner IT Financial Procurement conferences. He has an M.B.A., an M.S. in information technology from University of San Diego, and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Istanbul Technical University.