Emrah is a cofounder of String Ventures.
He was the head of a product at Quantitative Risk Management, an enterprise risk management and analytics software company with 250 engagements in 6 continents. His hit product handles the life-cycle of a mortgage loan for 70% of mortgages originated in North America.
As a product architect and lecturer Emrah trained over 800 software engineers, designers and quants from top global science and engineering schools (MIT, Harvard, University of Chicago, Stanford, Oxbridge, Moscow State University, IITB, Tsinghua University), and top Turkish schools such as Bogazici University, ODTU and ITU.
He advised Fortune 1000-caliber companies on building technology products, and high-performance innovation teams using user-centric design, agile and lean methods.
Emrah is an adjunct lecturer at Bogazici University Computer Engineering Department, where he teaches Technology Startups and Entrepreneurship. He received his MBA in Quantitative Finance from Loyola University of Chicago, and his BA in Economics with Mathematical Modelling emphasis from Bogazici University.