Tahir Emrah Tuzun

Head of Market Development, Middle East & North Africa, PayPal

He joined the company in 2012 as part of the Merchant Services team and moved to his current role in 2014, responsible for PayPal’s operation in 18 markets, with a large reservoir of untapped online buyers (around 50 million buyers).

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 New York metropolitan 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.