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Andrew Bassat Wikipedia
Andrew Reuven Bassat is the CEO and co- founder of Seek Limited with his brother Paul Bassat. Since its inception in September 1997, the company has become the #1 Job seeking portal in Australia.
Bassat was born to immigrant parents. His father, an IBM executive, was born in Egypt. His mother was born in Poland. Bassat attended Brighton Grammar School.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) degree from the University of Melbourne. He also holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from Monash University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Melbourne Business School.
The Bassat brothers founded SEEK in 1997 following Paul's bad experience in searching for a home.
In 2004, SEEK acquired the online training company SelfCert which is now known as SEEK Learning.
Before starting SEEK, Andrew was a management consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton. Prior to joining Booz and Allen he worked as a solicitor at Corrs Chambers Westgarth.
He was named the 2013 Australian EY Entrepreneur Of The Year.