Sohaib Abbasi Biography
Sohaib Abbasi has served as Udemy’s Independent Chairman of the Board since July 2023. Sohaib is a seasoned enterprise software industry veteran. He served as the chairman and chief executive officer of Informatica from 2004 to 2015 where he led revenue growth from $200 million to over $1 billion. From 1982 to 2003, Sohaib served in various roles at Oracle Corporation, during which time the company grew from a small startup to a $9 billion multinational industry leader. Sohaib currently serves as Vice Chairman of Elastic Software and as Chairman of Forecast.app. Sohaib previously served on the boards of several companies, including Red Hat, McAfee, and New Relic. He is a senior advisor at TPG Capital and Balderton Capital. Sohaib holds both a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.