Emre Baran

Board Member

Emre Baran is an entrepreneur and a software executive with 20+ years of experience in both B2B and B2C product areas. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of Cerbos; a plug-and-play authorization service for software.

Emre was the co-founder and CTO of Yonja.com, Turkey’s largest social network in the mid 2000s. After getting his MBA, he joined Google as a senior product manager where he built and delivered multiple products that generated north of $1B revenue for Google’s advertising product portfolio.

After Google, Emre and his three former colleagues founded Qubit: software as a service optimization and personalization technology that is currently serving hundreds of global fashion, retail, and cosmetics brands. During his 10 year tenure, as the CTO and a board director, Emre was responsible for the product development and technology of Qubit throughout different phases of the company’s development.

Emre is an angel investor and advises various early-stage companies and entrepreneurs. He also is an Expert-in-Residence at Seedcamp; Europe’s leading seed stage investor.

He holds degrees in Economics and Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from INSEAD.