Emir Kunt began his career in the family-owned retail giant YKM, one of Turkey's largest department store chains, with 67 stores . He held senior management positions and served on the boards of various companies within the group until he sold the company to its biggest competitor in 2012. With 33 years of retail and CRM experience, Emir Kunt is now a co-founder of Bubago and GAT Gayrimenkul companies in Turkey. He is also a board member of POWER Group, Turkey's largest radio conglomerate. Additionally, he is a co-founder of LYNX Palm LLC, a real estate investment company in Florida, USA.