Yalın is Managing Director of ATS Turkey, an international independent solution provider of MOM/MES, automation, quality and IT solutions. He is also the current Chair of Mesa Turkey SIG.
After completing Auburn University’s Industrial and Systems Engineering program in 2002, Yalın received his Master’s degree from Helsinki University of Technology in 2004. He started his professional career as the co-founder and CTO of one of the first online printing businesses in Turkey; Basmatik.com; which was successfully sold to a larger group.
In 2010, he helped establish ATS Global’s Turkish branch and has since been leading a vast variety of innovative projects in automotive, F&B, mining and chemical industries. He also takes roles in projects outside Turkey; predominantly in Japan, Mexico, Russia, Czech Republic and South Africa. His latest focus is mainly on technology supported continuous improvement systems; utilizing different data types in decision making processes.
Yalın has completed MESA COC program in 2014, has been trained on Total Productive Maintenance in Japan, Lean and Six Sigma concepts and Prince2 project management methodology in The Netherlands.