Deniz is an internationally recognised leader in driving digital transformations and bringing new digital banking experiences to audiences globally. Mox is a new virtual bank backed by Standard Chartered Bank in partnership with PCCW, HKT and Trip.com in Hong Kong. As CEO of Mox Bank, Deniz is leading the team that’s bringing a new way of banking to Hong Kong, by empowering people to grow and unlock possibilities through a truly digital and personalised banking experience. Mox operates in a whole new way by listening to customers and focusing on heart share.
Deniz joined Standard Chartered in 2017 as the global head of design and client experience, where he oversaw client journey and optimizations, digital wealth, and collaborations with tech firms and start-ups.
Prior to joining Standard Chartered, Deniz served as a senior vice president at BBVA Group’s Garanti Bank in Turkey. During his role at Garanti, Deniz was responsible for end-to-end digital assets, as well as iGaranti, the mobile-only bank in Turkey. Deniz played an important role which enabled Garanti to reach 5 million active digital customers and to grow their market share in Turkey. Previously, Deniz also worked for HSBC, QNB Finansbank and DemirBank.
Deniz holds a bachelor’s degree in new media and communications from Marmara University and an MBA from Istanbul Bilgi University. In addition to being a technology enthusiast, he enjoys yoga, writing and supporting the Beşiktaş football club.