Deniz Tunçalp is an Associate Professor of Management at Istanbul Technical University (ITU), where he specialises in management, organisations and entrepreneurship. He is also the Deputy General Manager of ITU ARI Teknokent, ITU’s Science and Technology park, where he is running the entrepreneurship support activities including the best business incubator of Turkey, which is ranked as the 8th in Europe and 18th in the World. Together with these roles, he is a board member at ITU Ginova Entrepreneurship Research and Application Center. Dr. Tunçalp is also an editorial board member of the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Global Information Technology Management and Journal of Computer Information Systems journals.
He has a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Industrial Engineering Department in Ankara. Dr. Tunçalp has also two M.S. degrees in Information Systems and Industrial Engineering, both from Middle East Technical University, and an M.A. degree in Law from İstanbul Bilgi University. Dr. Tunçalp has his Ph.D. from Sabanci University School of Management in Istanbul.
His research focuses on technology and organizations. He specifically studies social and material adaptation of organizations in relation to changes in different technology types. He also studies technology start-ups and incubation/acceleration models in entrepreneurship and focuses on advances in qualitative research methods.
Kutay Güneştepe is currently working at İTÜ ARI Teknokent as senior expert and responsible from marketing and business development. He is also Ph.D. candidate at İTÜ Faculty of Management, Management Engineering Department.
He received his B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Başkent University and M.S. degree in Medical Informatics from METU.
Kutay Güneştepe is currently researching institutional change, institutional entrepreneurship, and sociomateriality in health care organizations.