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Deniz Celebioglu

Deniz Celebioglu

Staff Member
Programs Lead

About Deniz Celebioglu

Deniz is the Program Lead for the DMZ’s Supply AI Program. Deniz supports founders with a tailor-made programming in supply chain and AI to scale their tech businesses.

Deniz is a design thinker and innovation professional specialized on human-centered research, idea acceleration, program coordination and partnership management.

She has her bachelors and masters in social sciences, which has broadened her perspectives on human aspects and reason. During her professional life, she received one-of-a-kind Design Thinking training from the Hasso Plattner Institut in Potsdam, Germany.

For the last 8 years, Deniz worked for Turkey’s leading electricity distribution company where she both conducted design thinking workshops internally and mentored startups on the subject.

As of 2021, she became a first-gen immigrant in Canada and lives in Toronto.

Get to know Deniz Celebioglu

Favourite shop?
Indigo/Chapters, I can literally live in one of these stores.

Alternative career choice?
A travel influencer! Experiencing new cultures, learning in depth about history, travelling all the time and getting paid for this would be amazing!

Favourite childhood book?
Charlie's Chocolate Factory and all of Harry Potter series.

Favourite movie/TV show?
My fav movie is "12 Angry Men" and my fav TV show so far is the "Succession".

Which person, living or dead, would you have dinner with?
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the modern Turkey.