andres moreno speaker

Andrés Moreno

Founder, Chairman and CEO of Open English

Language:

English, Spanish

Topics

Specific topics

AttitudeBusiness trendsCEOEcommerceEducational disruptionSMEsSocial mediaStartupattitudebusiness growthbusiness trendsdisruptive educatione-commerceeconomic growthsmall businesssocial entrepreneurshipsocial media

Andrés Moreno is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Open English, the leader in internet-based English language instruction. He is also the Founder of Next University, an online higher education institution that is bringing job-ready skills to the emerging middle class in Latin America. Next University was acquired by Open English in December of 2015.
Growing up in eight countries spanning three continents, Moreno managed to learn four languages on his own. He began his entrepreneurial career in his native Venezuela, co-founding Optimal English, a company that provided English-language training to Latin American executives at Fortune 500 companies, such as Procter and Gamble, Sun Microsystems, and Cargill.
In 2005, Moreno teamed up with his classmate and friend Wilmer Sarmiento in Caracas to design a different type of online English experience. They rejected the traditional brick and mortar model and decided to create a system that would allow students to learn English online, with native English-speaking teachers from their home or workplace 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Currently, Open English has enrolled nearly 500,000 students and raised over USD $120 million in venture capital to drive the company's expansion throughout the globe. Moreno has also become the face of his own brand for appearing in the company's television commercials, which have aired extensively since 2009 in over 20 markets.
Moreno is a multifaceted entrepreneur involved in a myriad of projects of regional impact. In 2013, he became a founding board member of Endeavor Miami, a leading promoter of entrepreneurship present in more than 16 countries. Moreno travels frequently to Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries to hold his popular Exito! conferences on success and entrepreneurship.
The explosive growth of Open English and Next University have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, CNN, El Mercurio, Globo, El Tiempo, O Estado de São Paulo, The Miami Herald and other top media outlets across the Americas.

Related speakers

Andrew Keen

Andrew Keen

Expert on the Digital Revolution

Inés Torremocha

Inés Torremocha

Sales Coach, Speaker and Author. Creator of the Commercial Intelligence Program: TransformACCIÓN 4x4

Chema Alonso

Chema Alonso

Chief Data Officer at Telefónica

Quique Dacosta

Quique Dacosta

Chef with three Michelin Stars. Expert in innovation. Owner of elPoblet

Bettina Gallego Tolkmitt

Bettina Gallego Tolkmitt

"Coach and investor. Expert in motivation, stress management and leadership"

Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov

Former World Chess Champion

Vijay Govindarajan

Vijay Govindarajan

Dartmouth International Business Professor, Strategy and Innovation Expert, Director of the Tuck Center for Global Leadership

Ömer Atiker

Ömer Atiker

Expert on Digital Transformation and Serial Entrepreneur

CONTRATAR CONFERENCIANTE








    Your data will be processed by THINKING HEADS GROUP, S.L. to manage your contact with us. Our registered office is located in Madrid, C/ Velázquez, 24 - 7th floor, C.P.:28001 and our is NIF B-83220475

    Adding your email address, means you have read and accepted the policy of How THINKING HEADS GROUP, S.L. treads your data and you consent the processing of your data.