Andres Moreno

CEO, Open Education; Co-Chair Endeavor Miami

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 $125 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 34 markets. He currently serves as the organization’s co-chair.

Moreno travels frequently to Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries to hold conferences on success and entrepreneurship. He’s also the recipient of a number of notable awards, including Babson College recognizing him as the “Latin American Entrepreneur of Decade”. 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.

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