Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang is the creator of Venture for America, a significant non-profit organization that places top college graduates in start-ups in rising U.S. markets for two years. communities to spur job creation and educate the next generation of entrepreneurs Yang has worked for a number of technology and education companies as the CEO, co-founder, or executive. Yang was designated one of Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business and a Presidential Ambassador of Global Entrepreneurship and a Champion of Change by the White House. He was also selected to the Department of Commerce's National Advisory Council for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Generation Startup, a significant documentary directed by an Oscar winner and starring Yang and Venture for America, was released in Fall 2016 and is available on Netflix and other streaming platforms. He holds degrees in Economics and Political Science from Brown University and Columbia Law School, where he was an Editor of the Law Review, a James Kent Scholar, and a winner of the Class of 1912 Award.