June 22, 2021

#88: Omer Atesmen, Founder & CEO of The Skills

Today I’m joined by Omer Atesmen, Founder and CEO of The Skills — an online education platform offering courses taught by the world’s best athletes.

In this episode, Omer explains how the company was able to partner with athletes like Michael Phelps, Maria Sharapova, and Megan Rapinoe. We discuss the challenges and opportunities in EdTech, including content production and competitors like MasterClass. And Omer shares his plan for building the definitive education platform in the sports and wellness space.

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Omer is a proven entrepreneur with a combination of high-growth startup and management consulting experience.  He previously founded and grew Clean Energy Experts with zero external investment to 150+ employees, $30M+ revenue, and 20% net income before selling the company to Sunrun. Omer attended Stanford for his BS/MS and Kellogg for his MBA.

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