Bridging Software and Design

Software engineer turned designer, writing and speaking about Thinking Like a Developer.
Built at Twitter, Periscope, and Autodesk, from ideation, UI/UX design, prototyping to implementation.
Most recently lead design and research at Humble Dot, a collaboration tool for distributed teams.

Bridging the East and the West

Born and raised in Turkey, connecting Europe and Asia physically and culturally.
Moved to the Bay Area to study design, computers and psychology at Stanford.
Based in Oakland, my second favorite city after Istanbul with a powerful personality.

Bridging Mindfulness and Technology

Open to hearing about and collaborating on mindful, ethical, and humane projects.
Advising startups on mindful design strategy, and mentoring others on finding meaningful work.
200-hour certified yoga teacher, sharing yoga and meditation with makers of technology.