Izmir, Izmir, Turkey
Batu Demir, from Istanbul, Turkey, is pursuing a master’s degree in business administration at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He graduated from Koc University with a bachelor’s degree in international relations. Batu aspires to make the world more accessible for people with disabilities by leveraging technology and increasing their representation in business. He worked as a business analyst at McKinsey & Company, where he advised companies on improving their operating models and served as a leader of the firm’s internal accessibility initiatives. He is a professional blind soccer player and has won multiple medals competing in the Turkish league.