Mr. Emin Valiyev is a marketing professional and entrepreneur with 13 years of experience in the Central Asia and Caucasus regions. He is a Co-Founder of Keepface, an influencer-marketing platform operating in MENA, CIS and LATAM regions. In 2010, he also founded Uptime Marketing Agency with operations in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan. Prior to entrepreneurship, Mr. Valiyev worked in marketing management units at Colgate-Palmolive Kazakhstan and Danone Kazakhstan. Mr. Valiyev began his career in 2004 at Colgate-Palmolive Azerbaijan as the Assistant Brand Manager. Soon after, he was promoted to the regional role in the CIS Countries Head Office in Istanbul, later moving to Kazakhstan in 2007. Mr. Valiyev holds a BA in International Economic Relations from Azerbaijan State Economic University in Baku (2004).