Located in London, Johnny Boufarhat is the Founder and CEO of Hopin, an online events platform that’s redefining virtual events and connecting people around the globe. The platform has been used by well-recognized organizations including the United Nations, NATO, Dell, Slack, CNBC, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and many more. Boufarhat started Hopin in 2019 and in less than a year, scaled the company to over 3.5 million users and 50,000+ organizations hosting events. Bourfarhat developed the concept for Hopin to bring the intrinsic value of live in-person events to a virtual venue. Hopin replicates the dynamism of live events by providing interactive sessions, breakout rooms, and randomized pairing for networking. The company recently closed its $125 million Series B this November. Johnny graduated from The University of Manchester with a Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering with Management in 2016.
When Johnny is not working on Hopin, he is an avid food and health enthusiast and enjoys keeping up with world news.