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Ben Casnocha

speaker location icon San Fransisco, USA

Award-winning entrepreneur and best-selling author

He founded Comcate, Inc. at age 14

One of PoliticsOnline's "25 most influential people in the world of internet and politics"

Ben Casnocha is an award-winning entrepreneur and author from Silicon Valley.

He is co-author with Reid Hoffman of the #1 New York Times best-selling career strategy book “The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career” (2013). He is also author of the book “My Start-Up Life: What a (Very) Young CEO Learned on His Journey Through Silicon Valley” (2007); and his New York Times best-selling management book, “The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age” (2014). He has written for Newsweek, the American Enterprise Institute, and the US State Department.

In addition to his writing, Ben is a technology entrepreneur. He founded Comcate, Inc., a leading e-government software company, at age 14. PoliticsOnline named him one of the “25 most influential people in the world of internet and politics.” He also incubates and advises internet entrepreneurs at Wasabi Ventures. BusinessWeek named Ben “one of America’s top young entrepreneurs.” And dozens of outlets have covered his work including CNN, The Economist, and CNBC.

Ben is an accomplished public speaker. He has spoken at dozens of universities and organisations around the world. From community colleges in the Midwest, to large companies in Indonesia, to government groups in Cyprus, to MBA students in Philadelphia, Ben has experience leading inspiring conversations about entrepreneurship, careers, and the future.

Our Comment

"Ben is a sought after speaker on talent management, based on his New York Times best-selling management book The Alliance. He also speaks widely about The Start-Up of You, his #1 New York Times best-selling career strategy book. There are two types of audiences he speaks to. First, to companies - about the future of work, talent strategy, and building an entrepreneurial, adaptive workforce. Second, to trade associations, governments, and conferences - about technology trends, the world of work and insights from Silicon Valley."

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