Robert Paddock | eCommerce Africa
Co-founder
GetSmarter

Robert is the Co-founder of GetSmarter, an online education company that has educated over 90,000 working professionals from 134 countries around the world, and partners with Universities such as Harvard, Cambridge, MIT, Oxford, LSE and Stanford. GetSmarter sold to Nasdaq-listed 2U in 2017. Rob is a founding board member of Injini, Africa’s first EdTech incubator, an Executive Director of Hubble Studios, an education technology agency in Cape Town, and an advisor to a number of online education companies in Africa and abroad. Rob is now the Founder and CEO of Valenture Institute, a global private online high school offering a curriculum recognised by the world's leading universities.


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