Deniz Arik

Deniz Arik

Former Innovation Supervisor at Garanti Bank

Startupbootcamp Istanbul Mentor

Deniz has lived and worked in the field of innovation in various countries around the world, including India, Korea and Spain.

He has a focus on user-centered innovation, business modeling and strategy. He is a big believer in Design Thinking / The Lean Methodology.

He is especially passionate about startups exploring new value-propositions and new business-models. Even more so if they are B2C businesses with a global ambition.

Deniz holds a BSc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Bogaziçi University, Turkey (2006) and an MSc. degree in Product and Service Design from Technical Univesity of Delft, The Netherlands. (2008). He is currently an MBA candidate at INSEAD.