Entrepreneur, Information Architect, Business Model Designer, Futurist

Yakup Bayrak is a Lycee Saint Joseph originated Bogazici University graduate. Started his professional carrier at Akampus.com, one of the first venture-capital backed Turkish startup and later on spent more than 14 years in e-business, digital agency management and design consultancy on both agency and client side such as Pure New Media and Bilge Adam, Microsoft’s Gold Learning Partner. Once founded his first startup KeyFruit in 2009, he couldn’t get enough thus he became a serial entrepreneur and founded SHERPA, a UX Design focused Design Studio, Turkey’s first Growth Hacking Consultancy Startup DAM Growth Hackers and tailor made workshop organizer Dijital Stüdyo in 2014, last but not least Ciz.io, a digital toolset helping startup founders turning their ideas in to up-and-running business models in 2015. Married and father of two sons, describes himself as a full time father, part time entrepreneur and has one but huge dream: “Bringing those together who lived and can tell stories that can influence others to act.”