Baglan Nurhan Rhymes, MSc
Rhymes, MSc is VP, Revenue, & AdOps at
Baglan runs the business operations and monetization of AnchorFree, the world’s most popular consumer based Virtual Private Network (VPN) which has been downloaded by 50 million people worldwide. This VPN is enabled for security and privacy, at the same time it helps bypass censorship. AnchorFree played a major role in the Arab Spring since the only way people could reach Facebook & Twitter during the revolution was through AnchorFree’s Hotspot Shield.
Prior to her work on VPNs, she was the Head of Media for a French ad agency that represented Gucci Group in the US — one of the top corporations worldwide.
Baglan earned her MSc in Economics at Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey in 1992. She earned her Master’s in Software Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, USA in 2003. She speaks Turkish and English.
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