Mr. Murat Emirdag received his MBA from Columbia Business School in New York and holds degrees in Chemical engineering and Mechanical engineering from Bosphorus University in Istanbul. He is fluent in English, German and Turkish.
Before taking over the CEO role at Hepsiburada, where he had been serving as board member, he founded M-Factory Ventures LLC, a strategic advisory and investment firm in the US. Prior to that, Mr. Emirdag held a variety of executive and management roles at leading tech companies such as Instacart (San Francisco), Zynga (San Francisco) and Microsoft (Seattle) over the years. Previously, he also spent time at the Boston Consulting Group in New York and worked at Unilever where he managed different consumer brands in Turkey. He also served on several executive and advisory boards as well as NGOs both in the US and Turkey including Turkish Philanthropy Funds, La Colombe Coffee Roasters, Crescenta Biosciences, Tierra Nueva, Borusan Holding, Hepsiburada and World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council.