Salim Ismail

Salim Ismail

Salim Ismail is a sought-after speaker, strategist and entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. He travels extensively addressing various topics including breakthrough technologies and their impact on a variety of industries and society in general.

Salim has spent the last six years building Singularity University as its founding Executive Director and current Global Ambassador. SU is based at NASA Ames and is training a new generation of leaders to manage exponentially growing technologies. Prior to that, as a Vice President at Yahoo, he built and ran Brickhouse, Yahoo's internal incubator.

His last company, Angstro, was sold to Google in August 2010. He has founded or operated seven early-stage companies including PubSub Concepts, which laid some of the foundation for the real-time web. He has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Fortune, Wired, Vogue and the BBC.

He advises Fortune 500 executives and many world governments on the future of technology and recently released his first book, Exponential Organizations, which launched live on CNBC's Squawk Box on October 14th 2014.

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    • Exponential Organizations

    • New Organizations Are Ten Times Better, Faster, and Cheaper Than Yours (and What to Do About It)
    • By: Salim Ismail, Yuri van Geest, Michael S. Malone, and others
    • Narrated by: Kevin Young
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In business, performance is key. In performance, how you organize can be the key to growth. In the past five years, the business world has seen the birth of a new breed of company....

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    • Not a revelation

    • By A. Yoshida on 01-24-16

    Regular price: $24.95

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