Peri Ozdemir is the Head of Digital Innovation and Special Projects at Emirates NBD. She manages the innovation portfolio of the Retail Banking and Wealth Management Group and initiates innovative projects with emerging technologies across digital channels. Before joining Emirates NBD, Peri was the Vice President of Innovation at DenizBank, where she was responsible for managing innovation processes and projects. She has also worked for TEB, a joint venture of BNP Paribas. After 3 years of business design experience, she transferred into the telecommunications sector and worked for one of the largest telecom companies in Turkey.