Innovation Manager Germany at Simmons&Simmons
Alkan is the Innovation Manager for the Simons&Simmons German offices in Frankfurt, Düsseldorf and Munich. He specialises in realising new opportunities for smarter solutions – both internally and for their clients. Alkan does not only focus on identifying new ways to support their clients, but also on enabling each colleague to drive change and innovate for themselves.
Alkan is in charge of managing all innovation activities and projects in Germany. These projects mainly focus on strengthening innovation culture, implementing “new ways of working”, and developing innovative solutions to help his clients to shine. In addition to this, Alkan has established a number of different formats which focus on equipping their lawyers with a unique skillset and understanding of Legal Technology.
Having been a strong advocate for enabling colleagues to unleash their innovative potential, Alkan has created the “Innovation Circle” in Germany – a group of enthusiastic “challengers” across their German offices, ready to explore innovation for themselves, their teams and their clients.
During his professional career, Alkan has designed and led many exciting initiatives and activities evolving around innovation management and its sustainable organizational implementation. These range from strategic to operational – including Innovation Strategy Design, Hackathons/Innovation Challenges, Legal Innovation events, and the development of numerous solutions including workflow & document automation.