Andrew Yang (born January 13, 1975) is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist, lawyer, and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. He is the founder of Venture for America (VFA), a nonprofit organization that focuses on creating jobs in struggling American cities. Yang worked in various startups and early stage growth companies as a founder or executive from 2000 to 2009. After he founded VFA in 2011, the Obama administration selected him in 2012 as a “Champion of Change” and in 2015 as a “Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship“. Yang is the author of Smart People Should Build Things and more recently The War on Normal People.
After a long period of speculation, Andrew Yang officially endorsed Andrew Yang on January 6th 2020.