Udemy expands its EMEA HQ in Dublin with 120 new jobs

Udemy has revealed plans to expand its EMEA headquarters in Dublin, creating more than 120 new jobs.

Founded in 2010 and headquartered in San Francisco, California with hubs in the United States, Turkey, Australia, India, Brazil, and Ireland, the company is a global marketplace for learning and teaching online, with 46mlearners, 175,000 courses, and 60,000 instructors teaching in over 75 languages. Udemy’s learners and instructors are drawn from over 190 countries.

Udemy established its EMEA headquarters in Dublin in 2014, its first operation outside the US.

“We’ve built an incredible team and culture at Udemy in Dublin, and I’m proud that we’ve been recognised as one of Ireland’s Best Workplaces”

On the heels of its recent IPO, Udemy plans to invest in the company’s go-to-market efforts worldwide and continue developing products that deliver engaging and immersive learning experiences for learners and customers around the globe. The Dublin office is critical in supporting these efforts.

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“We’ve built an incredible team and culture at Udemy in Dublin, and I’m proud that we’ve been recognised as one of Ireland’s Best Workplaces,” said Bill O’Shea (pictured left), Udemy vice-president, EMEA.

“I look forward to welcoming more Udemates to our Dublin office, where they’ll not only contribute to Udemy’s growth but also the success of our learners, instructors, and enterprise customers.

The Dublin office has become a major go-to-market hub for the company’s employee training and development product, Udemy Business, and supports Irish customers such as TG4, Gaelic Players Association, ESW, Teamwork, CR2, and many more.

Udemy Dublin benefits from the availability and calibre of talent in the market, and boasts an award-winning culture. The company recently announced it was officially certified as a Great Place to Work in Ireland and is considered one of Ireland’s Best Workplaces 2021. 

Udemy Dublin is hiring for a range of roles, including Account Executives, Sales Leaders, Customer Success Managers, Sales Operations, Product Development, Engineering, and Human Resources. To learn more about Udemy’s open roles, visit https://about.udemy.com/careers/.

“It’s great to see Udemy, having established its EMEA headquarters in Dublin in 2014, its first operation outside the US., grow and develop its operations here to now be in a position to expand its mandate and footprint in Dublin, creating more than 120 new jobs this year,” said Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland.

“The company has become part of an evolving and growing cluster in Dublin which reflects the strong growth being experienced in the e-learning sector. I wish the company continued success as it enters this new phase of development of its Irish operations.”

John Kennedy
Award-winning ThinkBusiness.ie editor John Kennedy is one of Ireland's most experienced business and technology journalists.

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