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Company Overview of Udemy, Inc.

Company Overview

Udemy, Inc. offers online courses for students in the United States and internationally. It offers online courses in the areas of Web and mobile development, programming, business and financing, design, arts and photography, health and fitness, lifestyle, math and science, education, languages, humanities, social sciences, music and production, crafts and hobbies, sports, games, marketing, cake decorating, and others. The company also offers solutions for corporate learning. Udemy, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in San Francisco, California.

360 3rd Street

Suite 400

San Francisco, CA 94107

United States

Founded in 2010



Key Executives for Udemy, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 52
Co-Founder, Chairman and Head of Product
Vice President of Finance & Operations
Head of UX
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Udemy, Inc. Key Developments

Udemy Appoints Kevin H. Johnson as New Chief Executive Officer

Udemy reported that the board of the company has appointed Kevin H. Johnson as its new chief executive officer, as of June 1, 2017. Before joining Udemy, Johnson served as CEO of Ebates Inc. Prior to joining Ebates, Kevin served as president and general manager of Acxiom Digital and spent six years with the Boston Consulting Group, where he provided strategic and operating expertise to leading multinational companies. Johnson also co-founded and served as CEO of Passporta.com.

Udemy Board Appoints Kevin H. Johnson as Chief Executive Officer, Effective June 1, 2017

Udemy announced that the board of the company has appointed Kevin H. Johnson as its new chief executive officer effective June 1, 2017. Before joining Udemy, Johnson served as CEO of Ebates Inc.

Larry Illg Joins Udemy’s Board of Directors

Udemy announced a strategic investment of $60 million from Naspers through its Naspers Ventures division. Larry Illg, CEO of Naspers Ventures, is joining Udemy’s Board of Directors. Udemy plans to use the new capital to continue its strong international momentum, including growing its localized course content library and product offerings to meet the global demand for online learning.

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