Ben Casnocha is an award-winning entrepreneur and author from Silicon Valley. He is coauthor with Linkedin founder/chairman Reid Hoffman of the New York Times bestseller The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age, which describes a new framework for managing today’s employees.
He is also co-author with Reid of the #1 New York Times bestselling book The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career. The Start-up of You, translated into a dozen languages, has become one of the most referenced guides on how to thrive professionally in the modern world.
Recently, Ben Casnocha served as Chief of Staff in the office of the chairman at LinkedIn. He’s also a multi-time technology entrepreneur. PoliticsOnline named him one of the “25 most influential people in the world of internet and politics.” He incubates and advises internet entrepreneurs at Wasabi Ventures and advises companies on talent issues as a partner at Allied Talent.
BusinessWeek named Ben “one of America’s top young entrepreneurs.” And dozens of outlets have covered his work including CNN, Charlie Rose and The Economist.
Ben Casnocha is an accomplished world traveler and speaker. He has spoken to tens of thousands of people around the world. He’s traversed alleyways in Morocco, deserts in northern Chile and busy streets in China. He has experience leading inspiring global conversations about entrepreneurship, careers and the future of work.
RT @conradhackett: Never married 21-36 year olds
In 1965: 17%
In 2017: 57%
RT @Mormonger: Nobody talks about Jesus' miracle of having 12 close friends in his 30s
"No one is normal. But understanding the scale of our own folly and beautiful strangeness is the start of the best kind of wisdom."
RT @ThomasSowell: "Emotions neither prove nor disprove facts. There was a time when any rational adult understood this. But years of dumbed…
RT @lum: Congratulations to the @villageglobal team on their $100M fund backed by the worlds best entrepreneurs. I'm thrilled to be part of…
@ramit First political tweet ever?!
@rrhoover @eriktorenberg @villageglobal Thank you Ryan! Much appreciated
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GE is competing in its third century. The key to sustained performance is developing competitive leaders in every era. The Alliance captures the essence of modern talent development: trust and mutual value creation helps both employer and employee compete in the marketplace. The authors lay out a framework that helps big companies as well as startups develop their people more effectively, while creating a competitive team.