WHO WE ARE

Based in Washington DC and Istanbul, OBASE is a software & consulting company that offers value-added, repeatable, and industry-specific analytical solutions to help businesses make highly informed and accurate decisions backed by insightful historical data and forecasts.

Through Data Discovery, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence and Data Visualization technologies, we enable our clients to transform the data – both structured and unstructured – into actionable insights. We employ mathematical models to enable organizations to get the most out of their resources with the least cost, deliver actionable insights via top-notch visualizations backed by MicroStrategy capabilities, and help professionals transform the data into clear-cut actions.
10+
Large Organizations Served for 15+ Years
8
Years of Established R&D Center
800+
Medium to Large Size Projects Delivered
20+
Years of MicroStrategy Partnership
200+
Specialists and Highly Skilled Professionals

ABOUT THE FOUNDERS

Bülent Dal, Ph.D., CEO and Co-Founder

Bülent Dal graduated from the Department of Mathematical Engineering of Istanbul Technical University in 1991 and has a M.S. degree in Systems Analysis and Business Administration. Completed his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering in 1999 with a thesis study on Data Warehousing. In 1995, he co-founded OBASE to provide software and consultancy services. He writes articles about and is a speaker at conferences on business analytics, big data, retail operational efficiency, innovation and business optimization. He takes part in collaborative work to share his experience and knowledge in big data and analytical approaches. Known for sports enthusiasm, Bülent Dal is married with two children.

Banu Dal, Board Member and Co-Founder

Banu Dal started her career in the automotive sector in 1989. She is the co-founder and board member since 1995. After completing her academic education in the Department of Mathematical Engineering at Istanbul Technical University, she received earned a M.S. degree on System Analysis. She worked as a consultant in the fields of her expertise, especially retail. She assumed the R & D Center Manager role at OBASE, leading the innovation and product development and she provides support for the development of R&D activities in the country through studies conducted in the field of R & D. She studies Philosophy, Psychology and Personal Development. She is a mentor and shares her professional and personal experiences. Banu is married with two children.

Haluk Alpay, Board Member and Co-Founder

Haluk Alpay started his career in the maritime and aviation industries and the information technology space. Co-founded OBASE in 1995 and is a board member since. Haluk graduated from the Department of Mathematics Engineering at Istanbul Technical University and completed his MBA at the Istanbul University, Department of Business Administration. Has mentored and led many organizations to improve their productivity, in the retail, telco, finance and government spaces.Is active in the board of industry communities and organizations, primarily in retail. He continues to share his curiosity about photography, art and personal improvement on different platforms. He has one child.

Backed by a team of 180+ Highly Skilled Professionals and Specialists.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

2020

Year Award TUSİAD Industrial Digital Transformation Platform TUSİADSD2’s ” Value Added Project Award” with “AI Based Dynamic Pricing Solution”

2019

Microsoft Retail Partner of the Year Award

2018

Microsoft “AI Solutions Partner of the Year” Award

2017

Category Retailing Association: “Best Retail Technology Award 2017

2016/2017 Microsoft Dynamics ISV of the Year Finalist: Middle East and Africa

 

EuroCIS 2017 European Retail Technologies Awards: “Best Enterprise Solution” Category Award

 

Bilişim 500 Awards:

   2nd, Turkey Based ERP Software Producers
4th, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Companies
10th, ERP Software Companies

2016

36th Congress of Operations Research and Industrial Engineering: “YAD Application Awards 1st runner up”

Bilişim 500 Awards:

   3rd, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Companies

2015

Bilişim 500 Awards:

   4th, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Companies

2014

MicroStrategy R Analytics Challange 2014: “Shelfcheck Solution Mention Award”

Bilişim 500 Awards:

   2nd, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Companies

2013

Microsoft Dynamics Partner of the Year Award

EuroCIS 2013 Europe Retail Technology Awards: “Best In-store Solution”

Bilişim 500 Awards:

   2nd, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Companies

2012

Bilişim 500 Awards:

   3rd, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Companies

2011

Bilişim 500 Awards:

   1st, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Companies

2010

IBM “Best Information Management Partner”

MicroStrategy “Best Partner EMEA”

2009

Bilişim 500 Awards:

   1st, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Companies

Technology Fast 50 Deloitte: “Fastest growing 50 Companies”

MicroStrategy “Best Partner EMEA”

IBM “Best Information Management Partner”

2008

Technology Fast 50 Deloitte: “Fastest growing 50 Companies”

IBM “Best Software Services Solution partner”

Bilişim 500 Awards:

   1st, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Companies
1st, Turkey based Warehouse and Business Intelligence Companies

2007

Bilişim 500 Awards:

   1st, Turkey based Warehouse and Business Intelligence Companies
3rd, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Companies

2006

Technology Fast 50 Deloitte: “Fastest Growing 50 Companies”

Microsoft “Business Process and Integration”

2005

ORACLE Partner Network “ Best Industrial Solution Partner”

Bilişim 500 Awards “First Informatics 500 Company”

IBM “Best Progressing Software Partner”

2002

ORACLE Partner Network “ Best Industrial Solution Partner”

1999

ORACLE Quality Award “Best Selling Application”

1998

ORACLE Partner Network “Best Selling Application”

IBM Advanced Solution Partner

Capital Magazine 12th largest local software development company

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