What is Jeremy Johnson net worth?
What companies does Jeremy Johnson own?
Jeremy Johnson is one of the most innovative tech entrepreneurs in the world. He dropped out of school to found one of the best global tech companies known as Andela. Keep reading as we bring to you all the information you need to know about Jeremy Johnson.
Jeremy Johnson Biography
Jeremy Johnson is a technology entrepreneur. He is the CEO and Co-Founder of Andela, a company that builds high-performing, distributed engineering teams with Africa’s most talented software developers.
Founded on the premise that brilliance is evenly distributed, Andela is solving the global technical talent shortage while catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems on the African continent.
Exciting day at @Andela I’m so pleased to finally share this BIG news.— Jeremy Johnson (@JeremyJ) September 29, 2021
Led by @SoftBank, this investment allows for real & rapid progress to be made in expanding the reach of our global talent marketplace for skilled remote technologists.https://t.co/GX5XpebhcH#ThisIsAndela
Prior to founding Andela, Jeremy co-founded 2U, one of the fastest-growing education technology startups to date. 2U went public in 2014 (NASDAQ: TWOU) and continues to transform higher education by delivering the world’s best online degree programs with top tier universities.
Jeremy is recognized broadly for his work as an education innovator. He has spoken on education and entrepreneurship at meetings hosted by the White House and Congress. His speaking appearances include conferences and college campuses around the world as well as media outlets like NBC, ABC, FOX, and CNBC. Jeremy was named “30 Under 30” by Inc. Magazine in 2012 and Forbes in 2013 and 2014.
Outside of Andela, Jeremy serves on the board of the Young Entrepreneur Council and the education non-profit PENCIL and co-authored a book for the World Economic Forum: ‘Education & Skills 2.0: New Targets & Innovative Approaches.
and the co-founder and CEO of Andela, a US company based in Africa that connects talented African software developers with foreign companies, like Upwork.
He is also the President of Strategic Initiatives at 2U, an educational technology company.
Johnson dropped out of Princeton University when he was 21 to build his business.
Before Andela, Johnson had co-founded 2U, one of the fastest growing education technology startups. and in 2014 he co-founded Andela with Ian Carnevale, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji and Christina Sass as a training company to match developers in emerging markets now known as technology hubs.
What is Jeremy Johnson Net Worth?
Jeremy Johnson net worth is estimated at $15 million of dollars. His company Andela is valued at $1.5 billion.
Andela secured a $200 million Series E round led by SoftBank’s Softbank Vision Fund 2 to help fund its remote policy in a bid to tap into a talent pool of over 500,000 engineers in the coming years.
Andela currently has engineers in more than 80 countries today, It also boasts a client list of over 200 that includes GitHub, Cloudflare and ViacomCBS.