Ben Casnocha, award-winning entrepreneur, author and keynote speaker tells theCUBE “The best way to adapt yourself, to survive and thrive amidst all these challenges is to study what entrepreneurs do when creating amazing businesses.”
In this interview, Ben is asked several important questions like “Is gut feel/intuition a critical factor for an entrepreneur?” and “What’s the most interesting thing you have learned in the past few months?” Ben Casnocha graciously shared his views on how to achieve success by having the growth mindset. He urged young people to rediscover how to be creative, take incremental risks and inch their way to their dreams with the help of others around them.
Ben Casnocha is most popular for being a technology entrepreneur. He founded Comcate, Inc., a leading e-government software company, at age 14. Through the years, Ben has garnered several accolades. PoliticsOnline named him one of the “25 most influential people in the world of internet and politics” and BusinessWeek tagged him“one of America’s top young entrepreneurs.”
Aside from being one of the most popular young entrepreneurs today, Ben Casnocha is also known as prolific writer. He is the co-author (with Linkedin founder/chairman Reid Hoffman) of the #1 New York Times bestselling book “The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career“, the author of “My Start-Up Life: What a (Very) Young CEO Learned on His Journey Through Silicon Valley” and co-author of “Tours of Duty: The New Employer-Employee Compact”. Ben has also written for Newsweek, the American Enterprise Institute, NPR’s “Marketplace” and the U.S. State Department.
Ben is also an adviser for internet entrepreneurs at Wasabi Ventures and has been featured in outlets such as CNN, Charlie Rose, and The Economist.
Ben enjoys travelling the world to inspire conversation about entrepreneurship. His insights have reached tens of thousands of people across the globe. Aside from entrepreneurship, Ben’s keynotes also include innovation, career development, human resources and intergenerational issues. Some of his keynote presentation titles are:
- The New Talent Pact: Reinventing the Employer-Employee Compact In An Entrepreneurial Age
- The Start-Up of You: A Blueprint For Thriving In Today’s Challenging World of Work
- Life Entrepreneurship For Students: Inspiring Students To Live An Entrepreneurial Life