Deniz Sungurlu has completed a B.Sc. at Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and M. Eng. on Operations Research and Information Science in University of Toronto, Department of Industrial Engineering. Starting her career Toronto Canada as a software consultant at Numetrix, she moved on to TES and Digital as a project manager in Enterprise Resource Planning projects. With a decision to focus on ICT education, Deniz moved on to manage SAP Training Center and Translation Operations. She has been with Cisco since 2001 where she has implemented and managed Cisco Networking Academy program in Turkey. She is currently Corporate Social Responsibility Manager for Turkey at Cisco.