Dec 28, 2020 • 17M

#26 - Amir Badr, Founder and CEO of Upkey

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Host Landon Campbell interviews top business leaders and extraordinary 20-somethings. Guests have included Steve Wozniak, Jason Calacanis, David Sacks, Cathy Bessant, Ev Williams, Beto O'Rourke, Jewel Burks-Solomon, Dr. Meg Jay, Tim Hardaway Sr, AJ Vaynerchuk, Sekou Kaalund, and Andy Dunn.
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This week we interviewed Amir Badr, the CEO of Upkey. Upkey provides remote career readiness and talent engagement tools for students, universities, and companies. Upkey offers a digital learning platform that prepares students to be successful in the professional world by educating them on the skills necessary to make positive lasting impressions on employers.   Amir was born in Tehran, Iran. When he was 17, Amir moved to America from his home country. He had $100; zero connections; and didn’t even speak English. Amir made it his mission to provide students and young professionals with resources they need to succeed in the job market.  On this episode, we discuss with Amir his journey into America and how his company, Upkey, is reinventing the job market. Watch on YouTube: Introduction music by:  LAKEY INSPIRED - Chill Day LAKEY INSPIRED - Chill Day  Download→