Udemy Best Instructors

Udemy provides students with access to approximately 35,000 instructors worldwide. Each instructor offers quality training backed by experience in the fields the courses are designed for. Among the thousands of teachers found on the site, a few stand out and worth mentioning:

John Purcell

  • Software Development Trainer
  • Instructor Rating: 4.2 out of 5.0 stars
  • Number of Reviews: over 102,950
  • Number of Students: over 1,326,090
  • Number of Courses: 12

John has over 14-years of software contracting and development experience. During that time, he worked for a multitude of companies in the United Kingdom and Netherlands including CSC, Proquest, SPSS and AT&T. He then moved into private software training since then, including his time with Udemy.

Rob Percival

  • Web Developer And Teacher
  • Instructor Rating: 4.5 out of 5.0 stars
  • Number of Reviews: over 186,800
  • Number of Students: over 1,052,470
  • Number of Courses: 42

Rob became a teacher after receiving his degree in Mathematics from Cambridge University. What started out as a hobby for fun, his web development interests soon replaced his teaching.

Today, Rob operates a web hosting and design service, Eco Web Hosting as well as teaching on Udemy.

Phil Ebiner

  • Best Selling Instructor
  • Instructor Rating: 4.5 out of 5.0 stars
  • Number of Reviews: over 68,960
  • Number of Students: over 720,590
  • Number of Courses: 84

Phil graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University. His work portfolio includes working at Participant Media (shooting documentaries for their TakePart website), contracting at Stanbridge College, and the media team at University of California Berkeley. Phil continues to build his Video School Online brand along with his work on Udemy.

Jose Portilla

  • Data Scientist
  • Instructor Rating: 4.5 out of 5.0 stars
  • Number of Reviews: over 197,640
  • Number of Students: over 737,660
  • Number of Courses: 18

Not only is Jose one of the site’s top instructors, but his classes also represent some of the most popular in their categories. He has both a BS and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Santa Clara University.

Jose also has years of professional experience as an instructor and trainer in data science, including his work on Udemy.

Ermin Kreponic

  • IT Expert
  • Instructor Rating: 4.2 out of 5.0 stars
  • Number of Reviews: over 45,460
  • Number of Students: over 565,110
  • Number of Courses: 17

An enthusiastic interest in Linux combines with IT expertise to make Ermin one of the top instructors on Udemy. His experience includes equipment and server configuration, installation, and maintenance.

Many of Ermin’s classes allow him to demonstrate his knowledge of DNS, TFTP, FTP, SSH, APACHE, SMTP, and VSFTP as well as others.

Ben Tristem

  • GameDev.tv Founder and Entrepreneur
  • Instructor Rating: 4.6 out of 5.0 stars
  • Number of Reviews: over 108,150
  • Number of Students: over 448,880
  • Number of Courses: 7

Ben has a degree in computing from Imperial College London as well as a physics diploma from the Open University. After building a home computer support business and selling it, he became an investor and business mentor at Cambridge UK.

He began teaching game development through one of his investments and continues his passion for teaching through the courses he developed for Udemy.

Laurence Svekis

  • Instructor
  • Instructor Rating: 4.2 out of 5.0 stars
  • Number of Reviews: over 23,850
  • Number of Students: over 426,330
  • Number of Courses: 236

Laurence is a prolific instructor on Udemy’s website, as can be shown by the number of courses he has designed. He brings over 18-years of experience to the Web development courses and digital marketing strategy courses on site.

His experiences include making computer applications beginning in 1990 and website construction since 1998 (with expertise in subjects such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, PHP and MySQL).

Colt Steele

  • Developer and Bootcamp Instructor
  • Instructor Rating: 4.6 out of 5.0 stars
  • Number of Reviews: over 116,050
  • Number of Students: over 404,600
  • Number of Courses: 6

As a developer with a passion for teaching, Colt has spent several years teaching at two boot camps that offer highly immersive training. He has been a lead instructor and curriculum director at Galvanize’s SF and a senior course developer for Udacity.

The Web Developer Bootcamp course he developed helped to make him Udemy’s Best New Instructor of 2016.

Ryan Kroonenburg

  • Solutions Architect
  • Instructor Rating: 4.4 out of 5.0 stars
  • Number of Reviews: over 137,590
  • Number of Students: over 401,450
  • Number of Courses: 11

Working in the Cloud space since its beginnings, Ryan was the founder of A Cloud Guru. With over 17-years of experience in IT, He is a certified AWS Solutions Architect that holds every associate certification in his specialized field.

Al of his Udemy courses are Cloud-based and are designed for beginners as well as advanced users.

Dr. Chad Neuman

  • Professor / Designer / Developer / Photographer
  • Instructor Rating: 4.4 out of 5.0 stars
  • Number of Reviews: over 13,080
  • Number of Students: over 319,670
  • Number of Courses: 11

Dr. Nueman holds multiple degrees including a B.A. in Communication from Southeastern University, an M.A. in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of South Florida, and a Ph.D. in Communication from Regent University.

He has worked as an advertising designer, internet development director, managing editor, webmaster, and author. His classes cover topics that graphic designers, illustrators, photo editors, and writers will benefit from.

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