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About us

ExO Works is a global business advisory group comprised of a core leadership team and a global ecosystem that helps catapult organizations into the world of exponential thinking.

Solutions

ExO Works provides corporate solutions driven by a higher purpose, designed to implement invention, innovation, and creativity within the traditional organizational structure.

Development

Our goal is to support you in transforming your organization. To create a new mindset. To teach you how to be adaptable. To provide you with necessary resources.

Development

Our goal is to support you in transforming your organization. To create a new mindset. To teach you how to be adaptable. To provide you with necessary resources.

Coaching

ExO Works was built to catapult the established organization into the world of exponentiality and innovation. Our team of certified coaches and industry experts will be your guides.

ExO Works Core Team

EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Michael Leadbetter

CEO

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Michael is the CEO of ExO Works, a specialized global business advisory group working with organizations industry-wide, supporting senior leadership in understanding and responding to the emergence of the Exponential Organization (ExO).

Michael previously spent 20+ years in corporate development roles with the leading education and media companies: Euromoney Institutional Investor, Kaplan Inc and Pearson Inc before founding Greenshoot EdTech an advisory practise in 2014.

He has most recently consulted to CEO’s of The Princeton Review and Singularity University. He has worked across multiple client industries including financial services, healthcare, education and real estate.

His career has seen him based in Hong Kong and New York and conducting business through South East Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East.His career started in Hong Kong. Michael is a regular speaker on disruption, exponential technologies, exponential organizations and innovation. He has recently conducted sessions in Bangalore, Cartagena, Copenhagen, Geneva, London, Rio de Janeiro and St Tropez.

Michael Leadbetter

CEO

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EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Michael Leadbetter

CEO

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Michael is the CEO of ExO Works, a specialized global business advisory group working with organizations industry-wide, supporting senior leadership in understanding and responding to the emergence of the Exponential Organization (ExO).

Michael previously spent 20+ years in corporate development roles with the leading education and media companies: Euromoney Institutional Investor, Kaplan Inc and Pearson Inc before founding Greenshoot EdTech an advisory practise in 2014.

He has most recently consulted to CEO’s of The Princeton Review and Singularity University. He has worked across multiple client industries including financial services, healthcare, education and real estate.

His career has seen him based in Hong Kong and New York and conducting business through South East Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East.His career started in Hong Kong. Michael is a regular speaker on disruption, exponential technologies, exponential organizations and innovation. He has recently conducted sessions in Bangalore, Cartagena, Copenhagen, Geneva, London, Rio de Janeiro and St Tropez.

EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Bryan E. Johnson

COO

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Bryan ensures successful execution of all day-to- day operations at ExO Works, including project delivery and offering strategy. He has over a decade of corporate experience focused on enhancing leadership capability as well as driving innovation through corporate strategy and succession planning. He brings an extensive background of guiding business leadership in defining and implementing strategic direction tied to growth objectives. Prior roles include Growth & Strategy within Accenture Growth Markets as well as previous oversight of Accenture Global Leadership Development. As a Growth & Strategy Senior Manager he was responsible for aligning and executing initiatives against the growth priorities defined to positively impact all geographies across Accenture Growth Markets (i.e., emerging markets)—including innovation, fit for purpose, and leadership strategies to drive growth. Bryan holds an MBA and an MS from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas, Dallas, as well as a BS from Texas A&M University.

Bryan E. Johnson

COO

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Bryan E. Johnson

COO

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Bryan ensures successful execution of all day-to- day operations at ExO Works, including project delivery and offering strategy. He has over a decade of corporate experience focused on enhancing leadership capability as well as driving innovation through corporate strategy and succession planning. He brings an extensive background of guiding business leadership in defining and implementing strategic direction tied to growth objectives. Prior roles include Growth & Strategy within Accenture Growth Markets as well as previous oversight of Accenture Global Leadership Development. As a Growth & Strategy Senior Manager he was responsible for aligning and executing initiatives against the growth priorities defined to positively impact all geographies across Accenture Growth Markets (i.e., emerging markets)—including innovation, fit for purpose, and leadership strategies to drive growth. Bryan holds an MBA and an MS from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas, Dallas, as well as a BS from Texas A&M University.

EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Vanessa Belmonte

Marketing Director

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Vanessa executes the ExO Works marketing strategy and oversees the brand message, voice and style guide within our global network. Vanessa has a background in business operations, marketing and social media, and has consulted a variety of businesses on brand development and promotional strategy.

Vanessa Belmonte

Marketing Director

Vanessa executes the ExO Works marketing strategy and oversees the brand message… Read more>

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Vanessa Belmonte

Marketing Director

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Vanessa executes the ExO Works marketing strategy and oversees the brand message, voice and style guide within our global network. Vanessa has a background in business operations, marketing and social media, and has consulted a variety of businesses on brand development and promotional strategy.

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Lars Lin Villebaek

Consulting Director

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Lars oversees and supports the delivery of ExO Works’ services, including Sprints and Workshops. Lars Lin Villebaek is a cross-cultural entrepreneur in the digital business space with expertise in creation of ecosystems that support exponential growth of businesses. He works to design new ways of transforming people and their organizations by “Empowering Humans & Giving Them Full Control of Their Learning, Health & Motivation”. He was one of the first coaches for Exponential Organizations and he launched and has exited successful tech ventures “on the edge” in #Fintech, #Edutech and e-Gov Software-as- a-Service in China, India, UK and Denmark such as Growthenabler, Curemunity and Sprinthero. From 2005 he became a foreign pioneer by creating a leading Fintech consulting business in China which broke a market monopoly and democratized access to commercial and technical knowledge and international markets for a huge vendor landscape. Lars was an early adopter and promoter of the emerging markets. During his 25+ year career, Lars has held senior technology and commercial roles at Gartner, Danaher (Fuel & Retail and Environmental Solutions) and Ericsson, and acquired over a decade of successful startup leadership experience across multiple geographies and cultures – awarding him immense credibility and proven credentials in the Global Startup Economy. Educated at Portsmouth University and MIT.

Lars Lin Villebaek

Consulting Director

Lars oversees and supports the delivery of ExO Works’ services, including Sprints and Workshops. He has…Read more>

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Lars Lin Villebaek

Consulting Director

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Lars oversees and supports the delivery of ExO Works’ services, including Sprints and Workshops. Lars Lin Villebaek is a cross-cultural entrepreneur in the digital business space with expertise in creation of ecosystems that support exponential growth of businesses. He works to design new ways of transforming people and their organizations by “Empowering Humans & Giving Them Full Control of Their Learning, Health & Motivation”. He was one of the first coaches for Exponential Organizations and he launched and has exited successful tech ventures “on the edge” in #Fintech, #Edutech and e-Gov Software-as- a-Service in China, India, UK and Denmark such as Growthenabler, Curemunity and Sprinthero. From 2005 he became a foreign pioneer by creating a leading Fintech consulting business in China which broke a market monopoly and democratized access to commercial and technical knowledge and international markets for a huge vendor landscape. Lars was an early adopter and promoter of the emerging markets. During his 25+ year career, Lars has held senior technology and commercial roles at Gartner, Danaher (Fuel & Retail and Environmental Solutions) and Ericsson, and acquired over a decade of successful startup leadership experience across multiple geographies and cultures – awarding him immense credibility and proven credentials in the Global Startup Economy. Educated at Portsmouth University and MIT.

EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Kelsey Driscoll

Operations & Events Director

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Kelsey Driscoll is Operations and Event Director for ExO Works. She has applied knowledge in business operations, event coordination, client relations and innovative business models. Kelsey's previous position as Assistant Director at St. Bonaventure University helped shape her expertise in creating and implementing donor relations programs. Within four months of overseeing the student philanthropy projects, Kelsey helped raise the entire annual goal for the operating budget at her alma mater. In her free time, as owner of Driscke Designs, Kelsey enjoys creating multimedia art.

Kelsey Driscoll

Operations & Events Director

Kelsey is Operations and Event Director for ExO Works. She has applied knowledge in business…Read more>

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EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Kelsey Driscoll

Operations & Events Director

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Kelsey Driscoll is Operations and Event Director for ExO Works. She has applied knowledge in business operations, event coordination, client relations and innovative business models. Kelsey's previous position as Assistant Director at St. Bonaventure University helped shape her expertise in creating and implementing donor relations programs. Within four months of overseeing the student philanthropy projects, Kelsey helped raise the entire annual goal for the operating budget at her alma mater. In her free time, as owner of Driscke Designs, Kelsey enjoys creating multimedia art.

ExO Works Founders

EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Salim Ismail

Serial Entrepreneur, investor, author 

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ExO Works Co-Founder & Chairman, Salim Ismail, is a sought-after speaker, award-winning author, strategist and entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. He travels extensively addressing topics including breakthrough technologies and their impact on a variety of industries and society in general.

Salim founded ExO Works in 2016 to help transform global business by catapulting organizations into the world of exponential thinking. ExO Works delivers a 10-week program called the ExO Sprint that leapfrogs an organization’s mindset forward by two years.

Salim has also been building Singularity University (SU) since 2010 initially as its founding Executive Director and currently as Global Ambassador. SU is based at NASA Ames and is training a new generation of leaders to manage exponentially growing technologies. Before that, as a Vice President at Yahoo, he built and ran Brickhouse, Yahoo’s internal incubator. His last company, Angstro, was sold to Google in August 2010. He has founded or operated seven early-stage companies including PubSub Concepts, which laid some of the foundation for the real-time web.

He has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Fortune, Wired and the BBC. He advises Fortune 500 executives and many world governments on the future of technology and is the author of best-seller Exponential Organizations.

Salim Ismail

Co-Founder

ExO Works Co-Founder & Chairman, Salim Ismail, is a sought-after speaker, award-winning author… Read more>

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EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Salim Ismail

Serial Entrepreneur, investor, author 

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ExO Works Co-Founder & Chairman, Salim Ismail, is a sought-after speaker, award-winning author, strategist and entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. He travels extensively addressing topics including breakthrough technologies and their impact on a variety of industries and society in general.

Salim founded ExO Works in 2016 to help transform global business by catapulting organizations into the world of exponential thinking. ExO Works delivers a 10-week program called the ExO Sprint that leapfrogs an organization’s mindset forward by two years.

Salim has also been building Singularity University (SU) since 2010 initially as its founding Executive Director and currently as Global Ambassador. SU is based at NASA Ames and is training a new generation of leaders to manage exponentially growing technologies. Before that, as a Vice President at Yahoo, he built and ran Brickhouse, Yahoo’s internal incubator. His last company, Angstro, was sold to Google in August 2010. He has founded or operated seven early-stage companies including PubSub Concepts, which laid some of the foundation for the real-time web.

He has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Fortune, Wired and the BBC. He advises Fortune 500 executives and many world governments on the future of technology and is the author of best-seller Exponential Organizations.

EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Francisco Palao

Co-Founder

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Francisco Palao, is an award-winning innovator who has inspired and advised organizations around the world to design and implement disruptive innovation strategies. He is the co-author of the book Transform: How to Become an Exponential Organization in 10 Weeks, designed to help companies implement the ExO model step by step.

Francisco collaborates with leading business schools and universities, such as Singularity University and IE Business School teaching entrepreneurship, disruptive innovation and exponential technologies. He has been honored with several prestigious international recognitions and was granted the TR35 award by MIT, honoring the Top Innovators under 35.

Francisco holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Granada, and an Executive MBA from the IE Business School. He is also a graduate student of Singularity University and was mentored by Steve Blank on Lean Startup Methodologies at Berkley University.

Francisco Palao

Co-Founder

Francisco Palao, is an award-winning innovator who has inspired and advised organizations… Read more>

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EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Francisco Palao

Co-Founder

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Francisco Palao, is an award-winning innovator who has inspired and advised organizations around the world to design and implement disruptive innovation strategies. He is the co-author of the book Transform: How to Become an Exponential Organization in 10 Weeks, designed to help companies implement the ExO model step by step.

Francisco collaborates with leading business schools and universities, such as Singularity University and IE Business School teaching entrepreneurship, disruptive innovation and exponential technologies. He has been honored with several prestigious international recognitions and was granted the TR35 award by MIT, honoring the Top Innovators under 35.

Francisco holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Granada, and an Executive MBA from the IE Business School. He is also a graduate student of Singularity University and was mentored by Steve Blank on Lean Startup Methodologies at Berkley University.

ExO Core Team

EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Michael Leadbetter

CEO

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Michael is the CEO of ExO Works, a specialized global business advisory group working with organizations industry-wide, supporting senior leadership in understanding and responding to the emergence of the Exponential Organization (ExO).

Michael previously spent 20+ years in corporate development roles with the leading education and media companies: Euromoney Institutional Investor, Kaplan Inc and Pearson Inc before founding Greenshoot EdTech an advisory practise in 2014.

He has most recently consulted to CEO’s of The Princeton Review and Singularity University. He has worked across multiple client industries including financial services, healthcare, education and real estate.

His career has seen him based in Hong Kong and New York and conducting business through South East Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East.His career started in Hong Kong. Michael is a regular speaker on disruption, exponential technologies, exponential organizations and innovation. He has recently conducted sessions in Bangalore, Cartagena, Copenhagen, Geneva, London, Rio de Janeiro and St Tropez.

Michael Leadbetter

CEO

Michael is the CEO of ExO Works, a specialized global business advisory group working with… Read more>

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EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Michael Leadbetter

CEO

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Michael is the CEO of ExO Works, a specialized global business advisory group working with organizations industry-wide, supporting senior leadership in understanding and responding to the emergence of the Exponential Organization (ExO).

Michael previously spent 20+ years in corporate development roles with the leading education and media companies: Euromoney Institutional Investor, Kaplan Inc and Pearson Inc before founding Greenshoot EdTech an advisory practise in 2014.

He has most recently consulted to CEO’s of The Princeton Review and Singularity University. He has worked across multiple client industries including financial services, healthcare, education and real estate.

His career has seen him based in Hong Kong and New York and conducting business through South East Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East.His career started in Hong Kong. Michael is a regular speaker on disruption, exponential technologies, exponential organizations and innovation. He has recently conducted sessions in Bangalore, Cartagena, Copenhagen, Geneva, London, Rio de Janeiro and St Tropez.

EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Bryan E. Johnson

COO

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Bryan ensures successful execution of all day-to- day operations at ExO Works, including project delivery and offering strategy. He has over a decade of corporate experience focused on enhancing leadership capability as well as driving innovation through corporate strategy and succession planning. He brings an extensive background of guiding business leadership in defining and implementing strategic direction tied to growth objectives. Prior roles include Growth & Strategy within Accenture Growth Markets as well as previous oversight of Accenture Global Leadership Development. As a Growth & Strategy Senior Manager he was responsible for aligning and executing initiatives against the growth priorities defined to positively impact all geographies across Accenture Growth Markets (i.e., emerging markets)—including innovation, fit for purpose, and leadership strategies to drive growth. Bryan holds an MBA and an MS from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas, Dallas, as well as a BS from Texas A&M University.

Bryan Johnson

Director of Operations

Bryan ensures successful execution of all day-to-day operations at ExO Works, including project delivery… Read more>

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EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Bryan E. Johnson

COO

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Bryan ensures successful execution of all day-to- day operations at ExO Works, including project delivery and offering strategy. He has over a decade of corporate experience focused on enhancing leadership capability as well as driving innovation through corporate strategy and succession planning. He brings an extensive background of guiding business leadership in defining and implementing strategic direction tied to growth objectives. Prior roles include Growth & Strategy within Accenture Growth Markets as well as previous oversight of Accenture Global Leadership Development. As a Growth & Strategy Senior Manager he was responsible for aligning and executing initiatives against the growth priorities defined to positively impact all geographies across Accenture Growth Markets (i.e., emerging markets)—including innovation, fit for purpose, and leadership strategies to drive growth. Bryan holds an MBA and an MS from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas, Dallas, as well as a BS from Texas A&M University.

EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Vanessa Belmonte

Marketing Director

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Vanessa executes the ExO Works marketing strategy and oversees the brand message, voice and style guide within our global network. Vanessa has a background in business operations, marketing and social media, and has consulted a variety of businesses on brand development and promotional strategy.

Vanessa Belmonte

Marketing Director

Vanessa executes the ExO Works marketing strategy and oversees the brand message… Read more>

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EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Vanessa Belmonte

Marketing Director

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Vanessa executes the ExO Works marketing strategy and oversees the brand message, voice and style guide within our global network. Vanessa has a background in business operations, marketing and social media, and has consulted a variety of businesses on brand development and promotional strategy.

EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Lars Lin Villebaek

Consulting Director

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Lars oversees and supports the delivery of ExO Works’ services, including Sprints and Workshops. Lars Lin Villebaek is a cross-cultural entrepreneur in the digital business space with expertise in creation of ecosystems that support exponential growth of businesses. He works to design new ways of transforming people and their organizations by “Empowering Humans & Giving Them Full Control of Their Learning, Health & Motivation”. He was one of the first coaches for Exponential Organizations and he launched and has exited successful tech ventures “on the edge” in #Fintech, #Edutech and e-Gov Software-as- a-Service in China, India, UK and Denmark such as Growthenabler, Curemunity and Sprinthero. From 2005 he became a foreign pioneer by creating a leading Fintech consulting business in China which broke a market monopoly and democratized access to commercial and technical knowledge and international markets for a huge vendor landscape. Lars was an early adopter and promoter of the emerging markets. During his 25+ year career, Lars has held senior technology and commercial roles at Gartner, Danaher (Fuel & Retail and Environmental Solutions) and Ericsson, and acquired over a decade of successful startup leadership experience across multiple geographies and cultures – awarding him immense credibility and proven credentials in the Global Startup Economy. Educated at Portsmouth University and MIT.

Lars Lin Villebaek

Consulting Director

Lars oversees and supports the delivery of ExO Works’ services, including Sprints and Workshops. He has…Read more>

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EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Lars Lin Villebaek

Consulting Director

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Lars oversees and supports the delivery of ExO Works’ services, including Sprints and Workshops. Lars Lin Villebaek is a cross-cultural entrepreneur in the digital business space with expertise in creation of ecosystems that support exponential growth of businesses. He works to design new ways of transforming people and their organizations by “Empowering Humans & Giving Them Full Control of Their Learning, Health & Motivation”. He was one of the first coaches for Exponential Organizations and he launched and has exited successful tech ventures “on the edge” in #Fintech, #Edutech and e-Gov Software-as- a-Service in China, India, UK and Denmark such as Growthenabler, Curemunity and Sprinthero. From 2005 he became a foreign pioneer by creating a leading Fintech consulting business in China which broke a market monopoly and democratized access to commercial and technical knowledge and international markets for a huge vendor landscape. Lars was an early adopter and promoter of the emerging markets. During his 25+ year career, Lars has held senior technology and commercial roles at Gartner, Danaher (Fuel & Retail and Environmental Solutions) and Ericsson, and acquired over a decade of successful startup leadership experience across multiple geographies and cultures – awarding him immense credibility and proven credentials in the Global Startup Economy. Educated at Portsmouth University and MIT.

EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Kelsey Driscoll

Operations & Events Director

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Kelsey Driscoll is Operations and Event Director for ExO Works. She has applied knowledge in business operations, event coordination, client relations and innovative business models. Kelsey's previous position as Assistant Director at St. Bonaventure University helped shape her expertise in creating and implementing donor relations programs. Within four months of overseeing the student philanthropy projects, Kelsey helped raise the entire annual goal for the operating budget at her alma mater. In her free time, as owner of Driscke Designs, Kelsey enjoys creating multimedia art.

Kelsey Driscoll

Director of ExO Speakers

Kelsey oversees the ExO Speakers hub, in addition to managing the ExO Works Circle community…Read more>

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Kelsey Driscoll

Operations & Events Director

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Kelsey Driscoll is Operations and Event Director for ExO Works. She has applied knowledge in business operations, event coordination, client relations and innovative business models. Kelsey's previous position as Assistant Director at St. Bonaventure University helped shape her expertise in creating and implementing donor relations programs. Within four months of overseeing the student philanthropy projects, Kelsey helped raise the entire annual goal for the operating budget at her alma mater. In her free time, as owner of Driscke Designs, Kelsey enjoys creating multimedia art.

ExO Works Founders

EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Salim Ismail

Serial Entrepreneur, investor, author 

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ExO Works Co-Founder & Chairman, Salim Ismail, is a sought-after speaker, award-winning author, strategist and entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. He travels extensively addressing topics including breakthrough technologies and their impact on a variety of industries and society in general.

Salim founded ExO Works in 2016 to help transform global business by catapulting organizations into the world of exponential thinking. ExO Works delivers a 10-week program called the ExO Sprint that leapfrogs an organization’s mindset forward by two years.

Salim has also been building Singularity University (SU) since 2010 initially as its founding Executive Director and currently as Global Ambassador. SU is based at NASA Ames and is training a new generation of leaders to manage exponentially growing technologies. Before that, as a Vice President at Yahoo, he built and ran Brickhouse, Yahoo’s internal incubator. His last company, Angstro, was sold to Google in August 2010. He has founded or operated seven early-stage companies including PubSub Concepts, which laid some of the foundation for the real-time web.

He has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Fortune, Wired and the BBC. He advises Fortune 500 executives and many world governments on the future of technology and is the author of best-seller Exponential Organizations.

Salim Ismail

Co-Founder

ExO Works Co-Founder & Chairman, Salim Ismail, is a sought-after speaker, award-winning author… Read more>

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EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Salim Ismail

Serial Entrepreneur, investor, author 

Linkedin-Follow  Twitter-Follow

ExO Works Co-Founder & Chairman, Salim Ismail, is a sought-after speaker, award-winning author, strategist and entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. He travels extensively addressing topics including breakthrough technologies and their impact on a variety of industries and society in general.

Salim founded ExO Works in 2016 to help transform global business by catapulting organizations into the world of exponential thinking. ExO Works delivers a 10-week program called the ExO Sprint that leapfrogs an organization’s mindset forward by two years.

Salim has also been building Singularity University (SU) since 2010 initially as its founding Executive Director and currently as Global Ambassador. SU is based at NASA Ames and is training a new generation of leaders to manage exponentially growing technologies. Before that, as a Vice President at Yahoo, he built and ran Brickhouse, Yahoo’s internal incubator. His last company, Angstro, was sold to Google in August 2010. He has founded or operated seven early-stage companies including PubSub Concepts, which laid some of the foundation for the real-time web.

He has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Fortune, Wired and the BBC. He advises Fortune 500 executives and many world governments on the future of technology and is the author of best-seller Exponential Organizations.

EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Francisco Palao

Co-Founder

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Francisco Palao, is an award-winning innovator who has inspired and advised organizations around the world to design and implement disruptive innovation strategies. He is the co-author of the book Transform: How to Become an Exponential Organization in 10 Weeks, designed to help companies implement the ExO model step by step.

Francisco collaborates with leading business schools and universities, such as Singularity University and IE Business School teaching entrepreneurship, disruptive innovation and exponential technologies. He has been honored with several prestigious international recognitions and was granted the TR35 award by MIT, honoring the Top Innovators under 35.

Francisco holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Granada, and an Executive MBA from the IE Business School. He is also a graduate student of Singularity University and was mentored by Steve Blank on Lean Startup Methodologies at Berkley University.

Francisco Palao

Co-Founder

Francisco Palao, is an award-winning innovator who has inspired and advised organizations… Read more>

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EXPONENTIAL LEADERSHIP

Francisco Palao

Co-Founder

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Francisco Palao, is an award-winning innovator who has inspired and advised organizations around the world to design and implement disruptive innovation strategies. He is the co-author of the book Transform: How to Become an Exponential Organization in 10 Weeks, designed to help companies implement the ExO model step by step.

Francisco collaborates with leading business schools and universities, such as Singularity University and IE Business School teaching entrepreneurship, disruptive innovation and exponential technologies. He has been honored with several prestigious international recognitions and was granted the TR35 award by MIT, honoring the Top Innovators under 35.

Francisco holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Granada, and an Executive MBA from the IE Business School. He is also a graduate student of Singularity University and was mentored by Steve Blank on Lean Startup Methodologies at Berkley University.