b. 1986, HK.

A few of my favorite things to do in the world:

  • Devour a bowl of Sriracha mac & cheese on a cold and dreary day

  • Sip on Earl Grey tea anytime, anywhere

  • Smell a book's pages before I purchase it

  • Start new notebooks even if I haven't finished previous ones (such a rebel).

One thing you'll know about me immediately:
I grew up in Istanbul. I'll get into a passionate argument about why I think it's still one of the best cities in the world.

Here's American Advertising Federation's profile on me.
This was very nice of them.

Here's an essay I wrote on Medium about the experience of being from two distinct cultures, and not being able to identify with just one. 

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Hennessy Cognac
Glenmorangie Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Peace Corps
Five Guys Burgers & Fries
Medela Breast Pumps
Martell Cognac
Colonial Williamsburg
The Aspen Institute
+ more