Andrew Yang Founder and CEO of Venture for America joins us for Episode 3.
Andrew is the Founder and CEO of Venture for America, and has worked in startups and early-stage growth companies as a founder or executive for more than twelve years. He was the CEO and President of Manhattan GMAT, a test prep company that was acquired by the Washington Post/Kaplan in 2009. He has also served as the co-founder of an Internet company and an executive at a health care software startup. Andrew was named a Champion of Change by the White House for his work with Venture for America and one of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business” among other awards. He is the author of “Smart People Should Build Things,” published by Harper Business about the ideas behind VFA (excerpts here and at Amazon). He’s appeared on CNBC, Morning Joe, Fox News, TIME, Techcrunch, the Wall St. Journal, and many other media outlets. He is a graduate of Columbia Law and Brown University and lives in New York City with his wife, son and little white fluffy dog.
Andrew is also author of the book Smart People Should Build Things.
Please note: I am on the board of Venture for America.