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  • Udemy course helps instructor win award and get a job

    We were thrilled to read recently that instructor Ahmed Alkabary was awarded a scholarship from the Linux Foundation—and his Udemy course played a role in his achievement We got in touch to find out more about Ahmed, whose course, “Linux Command Line Basics,” has more than 49,000 students!   How did you...

  • Dennis Yang named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award winner

    We’re thrilled to announce that our CEO Dennis Yang received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Tech-Enabled Services category in the Northern California region Just as the Udemy team kicked off the Udemy LIVE welcome reception at Udemy HQ, Dennis climbed on stage at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose...

  • Udemy’s “Most Influential Women”

    Udemy is lucky enough to work with not one, but two, of the Bay Area’s “Most Influential Women in Business”: Alexandra Sepulveda, deputy general counsel, and Claire Hough, senior vice president of engineering These two role models inspire us with their leadership, intelligence, and compassion day in and day...

  • Celebrating “Best Places to Work” 2016

    2016 has been off to a big start for the Udemy team -- we surpassed 10 million students, acquired Talentbuddy, simplified our pricing, and launched a new course-taking experience, just to name a few We’ve been busy making major strides toward delivering the best possible learning and teaching experiences to help...

  • We won! We won!

    On Friday, October 9, the 17th Dot IE Net Visionary awards ceremony was held in Dublin Udemy had been shortlisted for the “Best International Newcomer” award so three people from the Udemy Dublin office attended (Jenny Ryan, Paula Hatch, and Burak Bostancioglu) to represent the company Here’s Jenny’s report on...