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Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang

Formal First Name
Andrew
Dates
1/13/1975 - present

Andrew Yang is an American entrepreneur, lawyer, philanthropist, and a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. After the devastating financial crisis, he made it his life's mission to bring jobs back to communities that were hit hardest. He then established Venture for America, a major non-profit organization dedicated to rejuvenating local economies. Yang has handled several executive positions at a number of technology and education companies. He was named a Presidential Ambassador of Global Entrepreneurship and a Champion of Change by the White House. He was also hailed one of Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People in Business."