Salim Ismail

Founding Executive director of Singularity University, TED speaker and author of Exponential Organisations.

Salim is a world renowned speaker, strategist and entrepreneur – and the founding Executive Director at Singularity University (and colle
ague of David Roberts who took Sime with storm last year). His last company, Angstro, was acquired by Google in August 2010. Prior to that, Salim was a Vice President at Yahoo and the Head of Brickhouse, Yahoo’s internal ‘ideas factory’ where game-changing ideas were brought in, built and launched. He also serves board of Breakthrough, a global human rights organization focused on violence against women, racial justice, and immigrant rights.

He Twitters his thoughts at @salimismail and blogs infrequently at