Ben Casnocha is an award winning entrepreneur and author from Silicon Valley.
He is coauthor, with LinkedIn chairman Reid Hoffman, with the career strategy book The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career. He is also author of the book My Start-Up Life: What a (Very) Young CEO Learned on His Journey Through Silicon Valley, which The New York Times called "precocious, informative, and entertaining." He has written for Newsweek, the American Enterprise Institute, and the U.S. State Department.
In addition to his writing, Mr. Casnocha is a technology entrepreneur. He founded Comcate, Inc., a leading e-government software company, at age 14. He wrote a book about his experience titled My Start-Up Life. 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 Ben "one of America's top young entrepreneurs." And dozens of outlets have covered his work including CNN, Charlie Rose, and The Economist.
Finally, 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 city streets in China to lead inspiring conversations about entrepreneurship, careers, and the future of work.