Founding Executive Director at Singularity University
Best-selling author of “Exponential Organizations”. Founder, The Exo Foundation.
Salim Ismail is man who is passionate about business, entrepreneurship, and technology. He is a technology strategist, software engineer, and successful entrepreneur.
Salim Ismail is the best-selling author of “Exponential Organizations”, a sought-after business strategist, and a serial entrepreneur, having founded technology companies including Confabb, PubSub Concepts, and Ångströ, which was acquired by Google in 2010. He led Brickhouse, Yahoo!’s internal incubator, and was recently named an XPRIZE Foundation Board member. Salim is also Founding Executive Director of Singularity University; Chairman of ExO Works; Founder of The ExO Foundation; an Aion Advisory Board member; and General Partner of Rokk3r Fuel ExO Venture Fund.
Salim Ismail has spent the last seven years building Singularity University as its founding executive director and current global ambassador. SU is based at NASA Ames, and its goal is to “educate, inspire, and empower a new generation of leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges.”
Exponential Organizations reached No. 1 on Amazon’s “Best-Sellers in Business Management,” and was named Frost & Sullivan’s “Growth, Innovation and Leadership Book of the Year.” ExO Works and its corresponding Network were founded to transform global business by catapulting organizations into the world of exponential thinking.
Works counts numerous global, Fortune 1000 companies as clients, with more coming on the first quarter of 2018. The Network contains more than 120 certified consultants from 28 countries, speaking 11 different languages.
Recently, Ismail founded The ExO Foundation, a global consultancy dedicated to solving humanity’s most pressing challenges. The ExO Foundation’s mission will be aided by world-changing ideas executed by exponential startups that have been funded by the Rokk3r Fuel ExO investment fund.
Salim shares jaw-dropping insight on how companies can leverage technology and strategy to grow 10 times faster than their peers. He turns cutting edge ideas into thriving startups and applies leading-edge thinking to invigorate industries.
Salim Ismail has been profiled in many media outlets, including The New York Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes, WIRED, Vogue, and the BBC.
This pretty much sums it up for me https://t.co/qRC6SwBDds
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@SunilMalhotra I’d forgotten this article - Vanessa’s done a great piece of work encapsulating our ExO thinking..
Surprised that the gov't shutdown impact on national security isn't getting more coverage... great story on… https://t.co/en5GsLhhu6
It was so great to meet the folks @investindia - thank you @ypo for arranging this visit.. https://t.co/wCHlvdtTfu
Great interview with @jimkwik - 10x your brain (one of the best podcasts on the internet) https://t.co/yE4Ei2Lght
Awesome photo! (That was a great moment) https://t.co/uH3897iIMF
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“EXPONENTIAL ORGANIZATIONS is the most pivotal book in its class. Salim examines the future of organizations and offers readers his insights on the concept of Exponential Organizations, because he himself embodies the strategy, structure, culture, processes, and systems of this new breed of company.”―John Hagel, The Center for the Edge
"EXPONENTIAL ORGANIZATIONS should be required reading for anyone interested in the ways exponential technologies are reinventing best practices in business.”―Ray Kurzweil, Director of Engineering at Google