Adam Neumann

Benjamin Rasmussen for Fortune
  • Age
  • Title
    CEO and cofounder
  • Company

Investors have been saying, WeLike to WeWork: This year Neumann and his coworking company raised an additional $2.5 billion in funding -- much of which is earmarked toward aggressive expansion in Asia -- at a valuation of $20 billion. Skeptics may balk at the figure, but WeWork now counts more than 160 locations and 130,000 members in 15 countries -- and is increasingly luring blue chips like IBM to its vision of hipster communal coworking nirvana. Next up: expanding WeLive and WeWork Wellness, the latter quietly piloted in 2016.

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