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Emre Kenci

CTO, BTCTrader


Highly motivated, results-oriented professional with a strong technical foundation and a track record of designing and delivering innovative technology products.

  • As CTO of BTCTrader, designed and implemented a white label Bitcoin exchange platform which was utilized to launch the first Bitcoin exchanges in Turkey, Greece and Philippines. The platform allows cross currency trading, can be customized to work in the local currency and language. Allows integration with local payment processors and banking partners. Customized live platforms can be viewed at,
  • As the CEO of InsuredPlay, designed and implemented an innovative insurance product for online poker. The product worked as an add-on to the most popular online poker software in the world and allowed players to hedge their risks in real time while playing poker.

Work History

Jan 2013Present

CTO/Acting CEO

BTCTrader -

Built and managed an international team of 10+ people. On top of his main responsibility of leading software & product development, hands on managed the business development and international expansion activities, built and managed the operations teams in Turkey and Philippines, managed a marketing budget of over $50,000 per year.

Sep 2010Jun 2013

Founder, CEO


Lead a small team of software developers and marketing professionals. Hands on designed the and implemented the product from the ground up. Integrated with popular payment processors such as Neteller, Skrill.

InsuredPlay offered equity insurance to online poker players. The product allowed the players to hedge their bets during a hand. The odds and resulting insurance premiums were calculated in real time and player balances were updated according to the results. The company was the first in the world to offer this product and raised $500K in seed capital.

May 2008Oct 2009


Noventum Consulting

Worked in IT service management and project management consulting engagements with Yapi Kredi Bank (Unicredit), Social Security Institution of Turkey, Mercedes-Benz and Vodafone.



Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Bilkent University