Padran's Founder and Chief Consultant Okan Cakmak has graduated from Trakya University Computer Engineering in 2003.
Okan started his career in Defense Industry in Ankara as Software Test Engineer by having chance to work in a world class testing process in a CMMi Level 3 company and a top secret level project. He has implemented test automation suite with Mercury QuickTest Professional QTP (later on it became HP, HPE and now Micro Focus Unified Functional Testing UFT) and Mercury WinRunner (this was replaced with QTP later on). He has implemented performance tests with Mercury LoadRunner (now Micro Focus LoadRunner) and has managed high level test process with Mercury TestDirector (now Micro Focus Application Life Cycle Management ALM).
He has moved to Istanbul to implement software testing processes for a major Telco company after 3 years of extensive work in Ankara. He has implemented a brand new software testing process that fits to the current environment from scratch. He then implemented end to end test automation suite, performance testing and test management by using Micro Focus ADM suite. Telco adventure took 3 years to complete the mission.
He then moved to a system integrator company to be part of the Software Testing and Quality Services consultancy team, later on he became Group Manager of the department. He has helped numerous organizations in Turkey, Middle East, North Africa and Europe in almost all industries like banking, telco, insurance, defence industry, governmental organizations and retail.
He received multiple awards from Micro Focus (formerly HPE) including Exceptional Recognition Award and Solution Consultant of the Year.