Volkan Sözmen joined in IBM in 2003 and he assumed several roles within the company related to the public, telecommunication, banking and finance, insurance industries. He appointed as the Country General Manager of IBM Turkey in January 2019. Prior to his CGM role, he served as Enterprise Business Unit Manager in IBM Turkey.
Sözmen also had several experiences as the sales professional in the area of the IT industry before joining IBM. Sözmen is a graduate of Middle East Technical University (METU), Faculty of Chemical Engineering. He holds a postgraduate degree in the field of the Polymer Science and Technologies, and he completed his Executive MBA at METU.