Yuri van Geest, Singularity University
Yuri van Geest is from Singularity University and co-author of Exponential Organisations.
He is a passionate professional, author, international keynote speaker and entrepreneur on strategy, innovation and exponential emerging technologies. He specializes in future visions and trends. The common theme throughout his lectures: Innovation and Inspiration.
Yuri’s (Amazon) bestselling book Exponential Organizations (with Salim Ismail, Mike Malone and Peter Diamandis) explores the fundamentally new ways startups and corporations are organized internally and externally to deal with disruption, exponential technologies and accelerated change.
Yuri is the Dutch Ambassador of Singularity University, Managing Director of the Singularity University Summit Europe and founder of Singularity University Netherlands. He co-founded and served as lead organizer of successful corporate hackathons and non-profit events and communities like Quantified Self Europe, Mobile Monday Amsterdam, Lean Startup NL and TEDxAmsterdam. He was a key member of the Topteam Creative Industry within the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation in the central Dutch government which focused on driving innovation at the ecosystem level.