He joined the company in 2012 as part of the Merchant Services team, later started to lead the Middle East and North Africa in 2016. He recently moved to his current role responsible for PayPal’s Sales and Market Development efforts in 81 markets across Middle East and Africa with a large reservoir of untapped online buyers (over 150 million).
Prior to joining PayPal, Emrah co-founded Gourmet Marketing, an online marketing agency in New York, NY. Served as Branch Manager at American International Group, leading the largest AIG branch in the Tri-state area for 5 years and prior to that worked for J.P. Morgan Chase.
Emrah has a BS and a BA in Business Management and Economics from SUNY at Stony Brook.