Aras is the head of design in Garanti, a BBVA joint-venture in Turkey. Before Garanti, he worked at world’s largest flowers/gifts site ÇiçekSepeti, worked with large fintech and e-commerce clients such as Visa, eBay and Turkish Airlines at Monitise, and worked on UX planning for Tizen and MeeGo at Intel. Aras holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Bilkent University and an MS in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. He carried out research at Microsoft Research Cambridge and Lancaster University in UK. He is an avid cook and drives his colleagues nuts by winning all food-related trivia games. You can find him at @arasb on Twitter.