Chief Technology Officer
ProfileTendü Yoğurtçu, Ph.D., is Syncsort’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). She has 25+ years of software industry experience, including extensive Big Data and Cloud knowledge. As CTO, Tendu directs the company’s technology strategy and innovation, leading all product research and development programs.
Prior to her CTO role, Tendü has served as Syncsort’s General Manager of Big Data, leading the global software business for Data Integration, Hadoop and Cloud. Tendu has held several engineering leadership roles directing the development of the Syncsort Connect family of products. She also was a Computer Science Adjunct Faculty Member at Stevens Institute of Technology.
Tendü is a member of the Forbes Technology Council. She is also an advocate for STEM education for women and diversity, who was recognized as CTO of the Year at the prestigious 2019 Women in IT Awards, and recognized as an Outstanding Executive in Technology for 2018 by Advancing Women in Technology (AWT).
Tendü received her PhD in Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ, a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Bosphorus University, Istanbul.