Ozlem Denizmen

Ozlem Denizmen
  • Head, Social Investments
    Dogus Group

Ozlem Denizmen is Executive Vice-President at the Dogus Group, responsible for strategy management, business development and investor relations. She is also head of Social Investments at Dogus Holding and a Member of the Board of Dogus Otomotiv. In 2010, Denizmen launched the Para Durumu multimedia platform, Turkey's first financial literacy initiative, and in 2012 she founded the Financial Literacy and Inclusion Association (FODER). Denizmen hosts a weekly TV show, writes weekly columns for Hürriyet and POSTA and a column in the monthly magazine ELELE, and conducts seminars for women and students on financial literacy. She was a White House delegate at the 2010 Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship in Washington, DC, and named one of the Top 100 Powerful Women of Turkey by Dünya in 2011. Denizmen is a graduate of Cornell University and received an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. She has also participated in leadership programmes at Stanford University and the Harvard Business School.