We’re paving the way to create greater impact in the tech world
We’re delighted to announce that our CEO and Co-Founder, Hande Cilingir, has been listed as the third Woman CEO located outside of the US, according to Crunchbase. The list of the top women CEOs outside of the American tech scene was launched yesterday.
We believe this achievement speaks to all women in tech while it is an awe to the relentless and talented women that came before us. We’re paving the way to create greater impact in the tech world, and we hope to equally inspire women and men across the industry.
CEO & Co-founder
Following her studies at London School of Economics and Shanghai Normal University, Hande worked in China as an investment consultant following her experience in multinational companies including PepsiCo and Vestel. Upon graduation, she spent over 3 years establishing a highly prestigious international school where she travelled to over 40 countries, enrolling students around the world. Following the exit, she co-founded Insider with Serhat Soyuerel, one of her colleagues from LSE, in 2012. Recently, Hande was granted the most successful Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Microsoft. Aspiring to contribute to the startup ecosystem, Cilingir had found various start-ups and was awarded by Junior Chambers International (JCI). Hande was selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur in ISP-2014.