Deniz Tuncalp is General Manager of ITU ARI Teknokent, the Technopark of Istanbul Technical University (ITU). He is also Associate Professor of Management at ITU. Before his service at ITU, he had management, consulting and co-founder positions in numerous information and telecommunication companies. Dr. Tuncalp holds a Ph.D. in Management from Sabanci University, an MSc and a BSc degree in Industrial Engineering from Middle East Technical University (METU). Besides, he holds an MSc degree in Information Systems from METU and an MA degree in Law from Istanbul Bilgi University. Dr. Tuncalp had been at visiting research and teaching positions at Carnegie Mellon University and Politecnico di Milano.