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Salim Ismail is a visionary and entrepreneur of the digital era. He is the founding Executive Director of Singularity University, the prestigious school sponsored by Google and NASA.
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.
Salim Ismail led Brickhouse, Yahoo!’s internal incubator, and was recently named an XPRIZE Foundation Board member. Ismail is also Founding Executive Director of Singularity University; Chairman of ExO Works; Founder of The ExO Foundation; Board member of Rokk3r Inc.; an Aion Advisory Board member; and General Partner of Rokk3r Fuel ExO Venture Fund.
ExO Works and its corresponding Network were founded by Salim Ismail to transform global business by catapulting organizations into the world of exponential thinking. Their work counts numerous global, Fortune 1000 companies as clients, and the Network contains more than 120 certified consultants from 28 countries, speaking 11 different languages.
Recently, Salim 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 Ismail is a prolific speaker, having given more than 100 talks in 2017 to audiences of all sizes in 12 different countries. He has been profiled across a vast array of media outlets, including The New York Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes, WIRED, Vogue, and the BBC.