After graduating from Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Cahit Erdoğan earned his MBA degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. Erdoğan started his professional career at Xerox Corporation (Rochester, NY) as a Business Analyst. In 2000, Erdoğan joined Accenture Turkey office as a Management Consultant and was later promoted to Manager and Senior Manager. In February 2008, he was appointed as Turkey Country Lead for the Management Consulting practice of Accenture. Erdoğan joined Yapı Kredi in 2009 as Chief Information Officer (CIO). As of July 2013 he assumed the position of Assistant General Manager in charge of Information Technologies and Operations at the Bank. Mr. Erdoğan is a member of the Executive Committee of Yapı Kredi since July 2013 and also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Yapı Kredi Teknoloji A.Ş. since May 2015.