Yan Auerbach is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of SpeechTrans Inc. Born in Moldova, he earned his Bachelors Degree in Computer Information Systems from Pace University in Manhattan in 2008.
Auerbach is responsible for the Systems Architecture design as well as day-to-day development, operations, and innovations of the product. He is also involved with marketing and building business relationships with partners.
Yan has been immersed in IT since he assembled his first computer at 9 years old. For the last 3 years he has worked for the oldest Venture Capital Firm in the country, Bessemer Venture Partners as Systems Administrator. At Bessemer he has been exposed to the latest technological innovations, giving him unparalleled visibility of new startup companies as they emerge in the marketplace.
Prior to Yan’s work at Bessemer, he was at Fidelus Technologies, a Cisco partner deploying VoIP products to the world’s largest law firms and CPA firms. In 2007, Yan also launched a startup company SuperEbarter.com, an online marketplace for people to barter goods.