Big Nerd Ranch

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Jan 31, 2017

Big Nerd Ranch Rides the Wave of Growth in Global App Development

Setting the Stage for Continued Growth and Leadership

Big Nerd Ranch, known globally for its immersive application development bootcamps and app development services, announced that it just closed out a very successful year, more than doubling profits from 2015 and setting the stage for continued growth and leadership in 2017.

According to the App Annie Forecast Report, the global mobile app store downloads will reach 288.4 billion in 2020, up from 149.3 billion in 2016.

Big Nerd Ranch was founded by Aaron Hillegass, whose lifelong interest in programming was honed at NeXT, where he was a developer and trainer. Later, Aaron delivered Cocoa and WebObjects training for Apple. He used this expertise and the training approach developed over time to found Big Nerd Ranch in 2001.

“We’re focused on delivering top-notch app development consulting and training, and our designers and developers are a key to that success,” Hillegass said. “In our 16 years, we have honed our processes to help clients around the world grow their businesses and engage their customers.”

Long established as the premier training organization for today’s mobile world, the company has amassed an impressive list of accomplishments:

  • More than 14,000 students have improved their careers with Big Nerd Ranch training.
  • 144 global brands have sent their developers to Big Nerd Ranch corporate training, including Facebook, Spotify, NextDoor and Airbnb.
  • 80% of Big Nerd Ranch corporate training classes are taught for repeat clients.
  • 19 of America’s 25 most popular apps were built at companies whose engineers were trained by Big Nerd Ranch.

Big Nerd Ranch also writes best-selling books that guide the mobile industry, setting the standard for mobile development and helping developers stay up to speed across a range of platforms.

About Big Nerd Ranch

Established in 2001, Big Nerd Ranch specializes in client app development and expert instruction from the brightest developers and designers in the industry. Our developers and designers are also instructors, teaching immersive bootcamps that have improved the careers of thousands of developers. Our app development services have helped clients across the globe grow their businesses. We write best-selling books that guide the mobile industry, setting the standard for mobile development across a range of platforms.


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Nikki Porter
Director of Marketing
(770) 817-6373

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