Pierre Dubuc

Co-founder & CEO, OpenClassrooms



Pierre Dubuc is the co-founder and CEO of OpenClassrooms, the leading online education platform in Europe with about 300k students a month.

Pierre met Mathieu Nebra, the co-founder of the company, in 2001; both were teenagers then, curious about coding and computers. In 2013, after years of promoting online education and several pivots, they created together OpenClassrooms, a mission-driven company headquartered in Paris, France.

OpenClassrooms is making education accessible to all by delivering vocational training and internationally recognized degrees fully online. With a unique approach based on mastery learning, hands-on projects and individualized mentoring, the platform promotes employability for all, specifically in today’s and tomorrow’s most sought-after digital and skills jobs.

JFF Horizons 2022 Session Details Among numerous other distinctions Pierre Dubuc was feature among the “30 under 30” by Forbes magazine; in May 2019, OpenClassrooms was also distinguished as “Europe’s Next Unicorn” during tech trade show Vivatech.

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