Andy Yang is the CEO of 500px, the premier photography community and photography on-demand platform backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Visual China Group, Harrison Metal, and ffVC. Under his leadership the company has become the global leading provider of custom imagery, with over 8M participating photographers from around the world. An expert on startups, visual technology, and the impact of visual content on business, Andy is a frequently sought-after speaker and advisor.
Andy has over 16 years experience in the technology industry. In addition to being an investor at Extreme Startups and a venture capitalist at Relay Ventures, he has also worked at Netflix and Chegg in strategic planning and analysis roles. Early in his career Andy established microfinance training institution Reach India in Calcutta.
Andy holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BSc from the University of California at Berkeley.