Andrés Moreno is the Chairman and CEO of Open Education, the leader in internet-based instruction in Latin America. In this capacity he oversees the company’s holdings, including Open English, the #1 online language platform in Latin America and Next U, the fastest growing online technology skills learning platform in the same region.
Open Education has enrolled +600,000 students since founding and raised over USD $120 million in venture capital to drive the company’s expansion.
Growing up in eight countries spanning three continents, Andres developed a passion and appreciation for learning languages. He previously co-founded Optimal English, a company that provided English-language training to Latin American executives at Fortune 500 companies.
Andres 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 conferences on success and entrepreneurship.
The explosive growth of Open English and Next U has 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.