"Study the past, if you would define the future."
Kerem L. Kepkep
Mr. Kepkep has been a management consultant since 1997. Kepkep specializes in strategy, organization and reengineering projects for midsize firms and family businesses. Working closely with top management, he helps businesses develop and implement strategies, resulting in increased profitability and an effective organization.
AllianceOptima was founded in 2005 in order to help businesses achieve their financial, operational and organizational goals.
Prior to founding AllianceOptima in 2005, Mr. Kepkep worked at global consulting firms in New York and Boston. At Mitchell Madison Group and Mercer Management Consulting, he managed and participated in many projects for Fortune 100 companies such as Xerox, Prudential and American Express.
Kepkep also gained substantial hands-on experience in building and running a start-up business at Zeborg, a software/consulting firm backed by Willis,Stein & Partners and American Express, later acquired by Emptoris. At Zeborg, he worked with the executive team to create and implement a corporate infrastructure.
Kepkep holds an MSE in Systems Engineering/Operations Management, a BSE in Systems Engineering and a BSE in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed the curriculum for a BS in Economics degree at the Wharton School.
Mr. Kepkep, an alumnus of Deutsche Schule Istanbul, is fluent in English, German and Turkish.
We work with entrepreneurs, business owners and top level executives. Most of them want to be supported and challenged at the same time. They take pride in their business, yet constantly look for improvement opportunities. Merely solving problems is not enough for them - they want to foresee and eliminate issues before they arise.
We provide guidance through the strategy process and help focus on the important issues. We assist them in making better decisions, creating action plans, and translating these plans into reality.
We put ourselves into our client's shoes and look at the world as if we are one of the owners of their business. We discover our client's needs and wants, ask the right questions, then work with them to get results.
We do not settle for "standard" answers. Our approach and our solutions are custom tailored to our client. We combine the expertise of our client with our own to come up with the best recommendations.