Who is Andrew Simon? Fremont Street Experience CEO goes incog in 'Undercover Boss'
CEO of Fremont Street Experience will be making an appearance in 'Undercover Boss' as he wants to know how employees feel about the company
If you are a native of Las Vegas or you have been there as a tourist, then you must have heard about the popular attraction called The Fremont Street Experience. It is a pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas and covers almost five blocks of Fremont Street. From zip-lining to shopping, tourists can do a lot of things there. However, no one knows the backstory about the attraction and how the employees are being treated there.
To check, how everything is working on the grass-root level, CEO Andrew Simon decided to go undercover on the CBS reality show ‘Undercover Boss’. The premiere episode saw co-founders of ‘College Hunks’, Omar Soliman and Nick Friedman, getting to know what employees think of the company and if they are happy working here or not. In the second episode, Simon will hope to get some answers about what it takes to run the operations of one of the busiest streets in the country.
So, let’s dig a little deeper and get to know more about the CEO of The Fremont Street Experience.
Who is Andrew Simon?
Andrew Simon is one of the most influential people in the country and has worked with a lot of big brands in his illustrious career. Simon attended Cornell University in 1988 and garnered a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Administration/Management. After completing his graduation, he did a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from 1996 – 1998. He has a long list of organizations that he has been associated with. Simon began working in 1992 with MGM Resorts International and was the designated spokesperson to enhance the image of the industry through different mediums of communication. He was also the youngest person to get promoted to casino supervisor.
In 1995, he changed his job and began working as an Investment Analyst at the Zenith Insurance Company. After working there for one year, he joined Deloitte as Manager of Corporate Strategy. He continued to get success in his career and became the Vice-President of the Business Development team while working at NXTV, Inc. He helped the company in raising $5 million for the expansion of NXTV systems.
The year 2007 turned out to be game-changing for him as he joined AXS TV as the CEO and directly reported to Chairman Mark Cuban. He was the brain behind AXS TV Fights that spurred subscriber growth from 7 million in 2007 to 57 million in 2019. The revenue of the company skyrocketed to $100 million and the viewership increased by 28% when he was working there.
Since 2020, he is the President and CEO of The Fremont Street Experience. Simon has proved to be a force to be reckoned with in the field of entertainment, sports, media, and hospitality. Apart from being an accomplished executive, he has won several awards as well. He was named the 13th most powerful person in MMA by USA Today Sports in 2013. Simon also received 5 Gold Medals at the Addy Awards for Channel One guy commercials and Crazy Fast Campaigns.
What is Andrew Simon’s net worth?
Although there’s no information about his net worth, we can surely report that his net worth would surely be in the millions. Last year, the revenue generated by The Fremont Street Experience was around $35 million. With so much experience in this field, it is safe to say that he is worth millions.
‘Undercover Boss' Season 11 returns to CBS with a new episode every Friday at 8/7c.