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Mehmet "James" Bayburt
Alameda, CA
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Career Summary

A Data Enthusiast! A Tableau Expert with both Desktop and Server certifications. A Project Manager with PMP certification. An accessible team player and leader. Business Intelligence expert with knowledge and expertise on each aspect of BI as well as technologies. Focusing on delivering results providing the best solution for business needs with insights from data analysis.

Areas of Expertise

Project Management | Business Intelligence | Management Information Systems (MIS) | Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) | User Experience | Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) | Data Analyst | Analytical Analysis | Solution Architect | Tableau Desktop | Tableau Server | SAP Business Objects | Data Warehousing | Data Modeling | PureData | Snowflake | Anaplan | ETL | SAP Data Services Designer | Microsoft Azure | Oracle SQL | Microsoft SQL | Teradata | Netezza | PL/SQL | ASP.NET / C# / Java | Python | Big Data / Hadoop | Microsoft Office, Excel


Harbor Freight Tools (Apr 04, 2021 - ...)
Business Intelligence Manager (Calabasas, CA)

  • Manage a team of 4 by actively working with business teams
  • Collaborate closely with functional leads to ensure visualization and data representation are highly effective and interactive
  • Provide Tableau Training to business teams by increasing self-service analytics adoption
  • Provide Tableau Community to increase collaboration among power users

Penumbra Inc. (Aug 23, 2018 - Apr 02, 2021)
Business Intelligence Lead (Alameda, CA)

  • Managed a team of 3 by actively working with business teams and external vendors for gathering requirements on Data Warehousing and Tableau analytics needs
  • Administrated Tableau Server with a successful upgrade providing 80% efficiency increase in performance and 99.5% High Availability
  • Collaborated closely with functional leads and 8 different business teams to ensure visualization and data representation were highly effective and interactive
  • Data conversion to meaningful information and business insight with providing better Sales Analytics by managing $125 million+ quarterly sales volume and contributing 5% quarterly increase
  • Provided Tableau Training to business teams by increasing self-service analytics adoption to 400+ workbooks in 6 months for 40 users
  • Provided Clinical Studies analytics by combining 5 different studies into a single semantic layer in data warehouse and visualization in Tableau

Pluralsight (May 2, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018)
Content Author (Laguna Beach, CA)

  • Composed assessment test questions, reviewed T-SQL content and assessment questions

Solution Architect (May 30, 2017 - Jul 06, 2018)
Caligo Data Management Consultancy (Istanbul, Turkey)

  • Provided company with 4 new clients from new industries with a total of $100,000 revenue in one year covering all pre-sale and post-sale activities on Tableau
  • Completed 35 successful Tableau POC studies with various data sources and business needs within the first year
  • Provided consultancy on Tableau Server Design, Architecture, Administration, Maintenance, and Implementation on Windows and Linux Servers
  • Managed Team on Project basis including resource planning, requirement analysis, and user experience management

Senior Business Intelligence Specialist (Dec 01, 2015 - May 29, 2017)
TAV Information Technologies (TAV Airports Affiliate) (Istanbul, Turkey)

  • Managed Business Objects and Tableau Servers by solving performance issues and providing an increase in efficiency by 70%
  • Managed Business and Data Analysis and Reporting for TAV Airports Holding affiliates using Tableau and SAP Business Objects
  • Managed Data modeling and Data warehousing with SAP Data Services (ETL)

Business Intelligence Analytics Expert Designer (Jan 01, 2011 - Nov 29, 2015)
IBTech Technologies (Finansbank Affiliate) (Kocaeli, Turkey)

  • In the absence of Team Leader, supervised 10-member team, managing the team resources and planning and thus reducing the workload by 78%
  • Provided Analytics reporting for Finansbank's different departments' needs using Oracle SQL, Microstrategy, and MS SQL Server
  • Increased performance of SQL statements by at least 40% and provided mentorship to other team members
  • Managed web applications development for Team Resource Management, alternative BI tool, and Knowledge Base

Business Intelligence Development Senior Supervisor (Jun 01, 2010 - Dec 29, 2010)
Turk Economy Bank - TEB (BNP Partner) (Istanbul, Turkey)

  • Managed the workflow for Hyperion applications and analysis on Hyperion and Business Objects
  • Improved the existing budgeting process on Hyperion, saving 2 weeks of time in the process

Graduate Assistant (Aug 01, 2008 - May 29, 2010)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)

  • Administered major research projects with Usability Testing, Expert Review, Prototyping, User Experience, Interface Design
  • Instructor for Human-Computer Interaction class for Spring 2010

Application Servers Administrator (Jul 04, 2005 - Jul 29, 2008)
Fortis Bank (Istanbul, Turkey)

  • Decreased the operational load of the team by 90%, allowing an increase in productivity by 70%
  • Managed Business Continuity Plan (BCP) Project, Migration Project, and Virtualization Project
  • Developed system applications using with C#
  • Awarded as a "Result Deliverer" twice for "Delegation of Deployments" project along with the success on problem-solving and accomplishments on the other projects

English Course Instructor (Dec 01, 2003 - Dec 30, 2004)
Deulcom International (Istanbul, Turkey)

    Technical Support Specialist II (Feb 01, 2003 - Oct 29, 2003)
    Siemens Business Services (Istanbul, Turkey)

    • Awarded for the excellence in customer relations and the quality of the technical support provided


    University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)
    MSc in Informatics / Human-Computer Interaction (Aug 2008 - May 2010)

    • GPA: 3.81 / 4.00
    • Cognate Area on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

    Bogazici University (Istanbul, Turkey)
    BSc with Honor in Management Information Systems (Sep 1999 - Jul 2004)

    • GPA: 3.14 / 4.00


    Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate (May 2016 - May 2022)
    Project Management Institute (PMI) (License 1932870)

    SAFe 4 Agile Practitioner (Aug 2019 - Aug 2020)
    Scaled Agile (Certification 81684698-3615)

    Tableau Server Qualified Associate (Aug 2017 - Aug 2019)
    Tableau Software (Certification 994604)

    Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate (Jul 2017 - Jul 2019)
    Tableau Software (Certification 994604)

    Hadoop Administration, Apache Pig and Hive (May 2016)
    Bilginc IT Akademi

    ITIL Foundation (v3 2011) for IT Services Certificate (Jan 2016)
    PeopleCert (License GR750218573MB)


    English (Excellent) | Turkish (Native) | Spanish (Conversational) | French (Conversational)


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