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Yuri van Geest Director Singularity University


20 years of professional experience in emerging, exponential and disruptive technological innovation started with online, followed by social, mobile, sensors towards all exponential technologies since 2005 (Singularity)

- Co-author of the book Exponential Organizations published by Singularity University (SU) Press together with Salim Ismail, Peter Diamandis and Mike Malone. Translated into 10+ languages including Chinese, English, Japanese, Portugese, etc. Highest rated business book on Amazon ever (4,9 out of 5). Started: March 2012. Worldwide launch October 14th, 2014. Bestselling book in Amazon since the prelaunch in June 2014 in categories Innovation, Business Management & Startups. Best Business Book of the Year 2014 by Frost & Sullivan. Accepted in the C-Suite Book Shop. More info:

- Managing Director of the Singularity University Summit Europe, the largest SU event ever worldwide:

- Initiator of Singularity University in the Netherlands

- Singularity University: exclusive, official Dutch Ambassador for the Netherlands since 2011

- Faculty and triple alumnus of Singularity University (2010), Exponential Medicine (2011) and Exponential Finance (2014) at NASA AMES founded by Ray Kurzweil and Peter Diamandis. Focus on emerging, exponential and disruptive technologies and solving the worlds' grand challenges

- Co-founder Quantified Self Europe since 2011.

- International keynote speaker

- Activities: speaking, writing, workshops, training, concepting and event organizing

In the past: co-founder/lead organizer of leading bottom up communities like Mobile Monday Amsterdam, ENTER, Lean Startup Machine Rotterdam and TEDxAmsterdam.


Twitter: @vangeest

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Exponential Organizations - Why new organizations are 10x better, faster and cheaper than yours (and what to do about it)
Exponential Organizations - Why new organizations are 10x better, faster and cheaper than yours (and what to do about it)


Singularity UniversityManaging Director of the Singularity University Summit Europe (SUSE)
Singularity University
February 2014 Present (1 year 3 months)Amsterdam
Silicon Valley comes to Amsterdam for the first time!

940 top level executives.

November 19th and 20th.

Location: DeLaMar theater in Amsterdam.

A two-day conference with speakers:
- Peter Diamandis
- John Hagel
- Salim Ismail
- Daniel Kraft
- Rob Nail
- Raymond McCauley
- Brad Templeton
- Neil Jacobstein
- David Roberts
- Daan Roosegaarde

The complete core faculty of Singularity University will speak for the first time in the Netherlands.
Exponential Organizations
March 2012 Present (3 years 2 months)
Co-author of the bestselling book Exponential Organizations. Co-authors are Salim Ismail, Mike Malone and Peter Diamandis as well as most core faculty members at Singularity University. Key research also done by my partner Michiel Schuurman.


Exponential Organizations should be required reading for anyone interested in the ways exponential technologies are reinventing best practices in business. - Ray Kurzweil

Exponential Organizations is the most pivotal book in its class. - John Hagel

"Exponential Organizations is a must read business book this fall Om Malik

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