Ben Casnocha is an award-winning entrepreneur and author from Silicon Valley. He is co-author, with LinkedIn founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, of the #1 New York Times best-selling book The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career. They are also authors of a forthcoming article in Harvard Business Review about how The Start-Up of You changes the compact between employers and employees. Casnocha has himself written for Newsweek, the American Enterprise Institute, NPR's "Marketplace," and the US State Department.
In addition to his writing, Casnocha 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 him among "America's top young entrepreneurs," and dozens of outlets have covered his work, including CNN, The Economist, and CNBC.
Ben’s research and new book “The Alliance” is focused on creating mutually beneficial relationship between your organization and employees assuring retention, and results. As a seasoned professional in Talent Development, Human Capital and Human Resources, Ben delivers customized programs integrating proven methodologies, modern strategies, and technologies.
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.