Yuri van Geest (Exponential Organizations)

Nov 26, 2014, 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Rotterdam Science Tower ECE Campus 11th Floor, Marconistraat 16, Rotterdam, 3029 AK

Yuri van Geest is a passionate professional and entrepreneur on strategy, innovation, mobile internet and Singularity (bio-neuro-nano-AI-robots). He works for Vodafone Group, Port of Rotterdam, Philips Global, Samsung, MIT and Google within his own company called Trend8. He is the Dutch Ambassador and double alumnus of the exclusive Singularity University of NASA and Google HQ in Silicon Valley.

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About this event

Studied and still living in Rotterdam, cosmopolitan Yuri van Geest is a passionate professional, author, international keynote speaker and serial entrepreneur on exponential emerging technologies. He has a strong background in corporates, agencies, central government and startups and his own innovation company Trend8. Yuri is co-author of the (Amazon) bestselling book called Exponential Organizations with Salim Ismail, Mike Malone and Peter Diamandis. The book is about the fundamentally new ways startups and corporates are organized internally and externally to deal with disruption, exponential technologies and accelerated change. This is the first book by Singularity University Press globally. Yuri is the Dutch Ambassador of Singularity University, Managing Director of the Singularity University Summit Europe and a triple alumnus of the Singularity University, Exponential Medicine and Exponential Finance. He was co-founder/lead organizer of successful corporate hackatons and non-profit events & communities like Quantified Self Europe and Amsterdam, Mobile Monday Amsterdam, Lean Startup NL and TEDxAmsterdam. Yuri 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.

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  • Yuri van Geest

    Exponential Organizations



Wednesday, November 26, 2014
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM UTC


Networking and Food
Fireside Chat


  • Niclas Jaeger


    Chapter Director

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