Mehmet Levent Meric
Vice President at DvM Technology Incorporated
levent.meric@dvm.com.tr
Summary
Senior Manager, focused with P&L responsibility and repeated success in multiple industries. 15+ years of sales management, business Development and director-level positions in the technology, energy and healthcare industry achieving strategic goals. Broad experience in driving new business opportunities through key accounts and named accounts. Established strategic partnerships to increase revenue through Channel Sales. Good knowledge of regulations. Basic understanding of Commercial and Contract Law. Significant experience in developing successful sales organizations geared to generate new business through a high-activity sales platform. Focused on making a positive impact for both the customer and the company. Well organized with a track record that demonstrates self-motivation, creativity and initiative to achieve corporate and personal goals. 
Core Competencies:  
M2M | IoT | Telecommunications | Energy | Electricity Wholesale | Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) |  VoIP | Cloud Computing | Hosted Services | CRM Corporate and Individual Sales |  Key Client Retention |  Brand Awareness | Business Development | Relationship Management | Project Management |  Product Development | Training and Teambuilding | Sales Leadership | Regional Management | Sales Talent Development | Team Performance Improvement | Alternate Channel Management | Direct Sales Management | Designing and Implementation of Marketing Strategies and Promotion activities
Experience
Vice President / Founder at DvM Technology Incorporated June 2014  -  Present We are a team obsessed with IoT, we love collecting data and make sense of it. We dream of a world that not only humans communicate but also machines talk to each other. Let them do the boring job, so that you can enjoy doing your business.
I am developing relationships with solution providers and major corporations. Educating the market on IoT/ M2M service offerings. Create value with strategic partners and develop business cases to drive technology solutions in the below verticals.
IoT market verticals: • Industrial, energy and oil & gas
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• Utility smart metering • Transportation fleet management and telematics • High value cargo and asset GPS tracking • Healthcare smart services • Video/security/access control • Remote sensing and SCADA
General Coordinator at DND Technological Solutions & Consulting December 2012  -  June 2014 (1 year 7 months)
Independent Business Consultant at ERA Group of Companies May 2013  -  December 2013 (8 months) •Responsible for the overall sales strategy, implementation and success for both the direct and indirect sales channels. Scope of responsibility includes overseeing the management of the consumer direct sales team, customer care teams, the retail stores, alternate channels, the sales training group and external vendors. •Conducted market research and updated sales strategies for products according to latest market status and product features. •Evaluated market needs, discovered opportunities and identified new sales channels to improve sales agenda of the firm. •Monitored customer satisfaction, addressed issues and provided solutions. •Worked with the firm management to develop sales tactics and lead programs based on customer feedback and company vision. •Maintained close working relationship with both existing and new customers regarding new and different products – Maintained customer interaction database. •Monitored sales targets and motivated sales teams to achieve the firm’s goals. •Innovated new sales tools and marketing techniques to increase sales objectives of products. •Introduced sales workflow management and created an in-house sales reporting platform. •Administered the call center reorganization, saving in annual expenses. •Developed and maintained online branding and inbound lead generation utilizing SEM, SEO, direct marketing, and website analytics.
Freelance Consultant at Appen Butler Hill, Inc December 2012  -  November 2013 (1 year) •Provide feedback to search engine development team to ensure that internet search results are accurate, timely, comprehensive, free of spam and relevant to the search query’s intent. •Deliver ratings of pairs of search queries and search results.
Partner at SemCom Communication Services LLC October 2012  -  October 2013 (1 year 1 month)
Unit Manager, Corporate Sales at Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S.
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January 2010  -  July 2012 (2 years 7 months) • The creation of new corporate governance structure of the North Anatolian and Black Sea region • Administration of district managers, that provides sales and sales performance management of 54 sales personel at the North Anatolian and Black Sea region. • Determining the sales and marketing strategies. • Determining annual sales targets, campaigns and promotions. • Achieving the management of human resources processes.( Hiring, performance management, management of rewarding/salary system)
Unit Manager, Corporate Sales at Turkcell March 2009  -  January 2010 (11 months) • Expedition and management of region managers who achieve the management of 183 sales staff within 6 corporate dealers in 22 cities. • Management of the corporate service centers which serve corporate customers, through region managers. • Determining the sales and marketing strategies of corporate service centers. • Determining annual sales targets, campaigns and promotions. • Achieving the management of human resources processes within the corporate service centers.( Hiring, performance management, management of rewarding/salary siystem) • Profit&Loss Analysis and Profit Maximization of dealers.
Region Manager at Turkcell February 2007  -  March 2009 (2 years 2 months) • Directing  the sales performance of 102 sales people within 3 corporate dealers, in 7 cities • Managing Corporate Service Centers (CSC) which serves corporate (SMB) customers. • Achieving the execution of the sales and marketing strategies of corporate service centers. • Achieving the annual sales targets according to campaigns and promotions by suitable route management • Achieving the necessary processes for human resources management within the corporate service centers.
Area Sales Manager at L'Oreal Cosmetics October 2005  -  September 2006 (1 year) • Planning and conducting sales, collection and education organizations of trademark Kerastase which takes place in the structure of professionel products department. • Providing the 74 dealers stated in the region, to reach the endorsement goals determined in accordance with the company goals and raising their sales endorsements. •  Organizing product and sales technics educations and training the dealers in order to provide dealer development -Totally 49 dealer education has been achieved since the date responsibility of the job is taken•  Determining the collection program in accordance with the company goals and making collections. •  Preparing and presenting weekly and monthly reports to the head Office, concerning the activities achieved in the region.
Medical Representative at Roche Pharmaceuticals
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July 2002  -  October 2005 (3 years 4 months) • Marketing the product and achieving the determined sales goals. • Planning the clinical studies related to the product, achieving these studies and finalizing by following up practises. • Observing the deficiencies of the served clinics and composing suitable invesments. • Planning and achieving congress and other organizations related to the product and the goal of product
Marketing Specialist February 2002  -  May 2002 (4 months) Giving the service of factoring by creating a portfolio of customers.
Broker -Apprentice January 2001  -  April 2001 (4 months) ·   Coordinating and making entries due to daily money overflows.
Education Gazi Üniversitesi BS, Economics, 1996 - 2001 Activities and Societies: TED Ankara College Graduates Society · TED Ankara College High School 1993 - 1995 · TED Ankara College Elementary School 1984 - 1989