Maybe Revolution is the Point.

Pascal is the co-founder and enfant terrible at radical Ventures and Singularity University’s Chair for Entrepreneurship & Open Innovation. His work focuses on the intersection of technology, global impact, and culture; inspiring, educating and empowering entrepreneurs, corporate irritants and change makers to tackle the most intractable problems of our time.

He has spent his career pushing the boundaries of technology and passionately believes it can profoundly impact the betterment of humankind. He got started on the net before there was a web browser, founded a series of technology startups, led eBay’s Platform Solutions Group in Europe, launched a consulting firm helping entrepreneurs with their strategy & operations, and invested into early-stage tech startups. Pascal led Mozilla’s Open Innovation Lab, created Mozilla’s accelerator program WebFWD, and headed up Mozilla’s Office of the Chair. As Principal at Google.org, he invested into social impact organizations around the globe. Most recently he built Singularity University’s startup programs including the SU Accelerator and Venture Fund. Further, he founded the nonprofit organizations Mentor for Good and The Coaching Fellowship; the “GyShiDo” (Get Your S%#& Done) movement and publishes the opinionated newsletter, “The Heretic”, which is read by tens of thousands of change-makers globally. He’s the author of the book “The Heretic – Daily Therapeutics for Entrepreneurs”, contributed to many bestselling business books including “The GuruBook” and “Revolution? Ja, Bitte!” and is currently working on a new book about the future of organizations and business models.

Pascal is a globally-renowned and acclaimed public speaker, covering topics from digitization, technology trends, organizational and cultural transformation, new business models, decentralized innovation, leadership, and entrepreneurship, in formats ranging from high-profile keynotes to workshops and executive roundtables.

He is a frequent speaker and lecturer at several acclaimed universities and businesses schools around the world, including Berkeley Haas School of Business, Stanford University, London Business School, International Institute for Management Development (IMB), European School of Management and Technology (ESMT), HEC Paris, and ESADE. Further Pascal is a trained Co-Active executive coach working with clients on achieving their full leadership potential. Most of all – Pascal loves to work with changemakers who want to, and can, make things better.

You can find his full bio on LinkedIn.

Pascal Finette Speaking

Public Speaking & Workshops

Pascal is a master at drawing audiences into a spellbinding future where artificial intelligence, robotics, synthetic biology, and other exponential technologies solve humanity’s greatest challenges. His presentations make sense of our rapidly accelerating, changing and converging world — cutting through the noise, synthesizing the essentials and connecting the dots to prepare your company or career for the exciting opportunities ahead.

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Contact

It is easiest to reach Pascal via Email. You can also connect with him on LinkedIn and follow his Twitter and Instagram accounts. And make sure you subscribe to his opinionated, raw and unfiltered newsletter “The Heretic” and check out his Online Scrapbook.