Eren Bali was the co-founder and CEO of Udemy, the largest marketplace for online courses. Over 10 thousand instructor teach courses on Udemy to 3.5 million students. Udemy is based in San Francisco and has raised $48 million dollars from venture capitalists. Eren recently stepped down from the CEO position to focus entirely on innovating how people learn on demand.
Prior to Udemy, Eren worked as a developer at gunlukbasin.com, dovetail.tv, and bitgravity. Eren also worked at SpeedDate (acquired by IAC) as a founding engineer.
Eren graduated from METU (Turkey) with a degree in Computer Science and a double major degree in Mathematics. He won several awards in Mathematics, Physics and CS including a 2nd position in International Mathematical Olympiads. He was also listed in prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2014.