Harvard Business School Association of Northern California (HBSANC) Honors Noom as 2022 Entrepreneurial Company of the Year
SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — HBSANC honored Name like the 41st Entrepreneurial Company of the Yearsupported by sponsors Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, RRE Ventures, Hanson Bridgett LLP, Asset Management Company, bill draperHealth Gap Ventures and Cooley LLP.
Saeju Jeong, co-founder and CEO of Noom, accepted the award. “On behalf of the entire Noom team, I would like to thank HBSANC for this recognition. As the 41st Entrepreneurial Company of the Year, we join the ranks of pioneers who have disrupted their respective industries,” Jeong said. He added, “We will continue to build the world’s largest behavior change company and work tirelessly to make it our mission to help people everywhere live healthier lives.”
President and Board Member of HBSANC, Entrepreneur and Event Co-Chair, Phani Nagarjuna commented, “The leadership and powerful message Saeju shared was among the many takeaways that will inspire Harvard Business School alumni and other entrepreneurs and startups to follow the fine example he sets for our community.”
Ben Dubin of Health Gap Ventures, who co-chaired the event and who is a member of the HBSANC Board of Directors, added, “We are grateful for what Noom’s example does to support our mission at HBS to educate leaders. who are making a difference in the world. We are deeply honored to include Saeju in our community through this award.”
Since 1979, the HBSANC has recognized great entrepreneurial companies for their success. Previous winners include Genentech, Apple, Netflix, Gap, NVIDIA, Oracle, Facebook/Meta, Twitter and Salesforce.
Name is a consumer-driven digital health platform that empowers its users to achieve holistic health outcomes through behavior change. Noom was founded in 2008 with a mission to help people around the world lead healthier lives. Powered by a powerful combination of technology, psychology, and human coaching, Noom is backed by more than a decade of user research and product development. Today, the Noom platform includes two main programs: Noom weight for weight management and Mood Noom for stress management. https://www.noom.com/
HBSANC has been helping alumni and their local communities connect, be inspired, and create impact through a diverse set of educational, career-focused, and socially conscious initiatives since 1969. As the second-largest organization in HBS alumni globally, we serve over 8,000 alumni in Northern California and host more than 150 events each year that allow alumni to learn and network by engaging with leading HBS faculty, respected CEOs, and notable HBS alumni who are making a meaningful difference in their industries. . Key initiatives such as Community Partners, Start Up Partners and Alumni Angels add to the entrepreneurial verve of Silicon Valley while contributing to the mission of Harvard Business School in developing leaders who make a difference in the world. https://hbsanc.org
SOURCE Association of Harvard Business Schools Northern California