Want to taste what is
to be an EO member? Join EO member and founder of Trivago as well as the
Co-Creator of Skype.
WE WILL GET THROUGH THIS TOGETHER
We've asked some of the best minds in innovation & entrepreneurship in the
world to join us for a special online summit to share how they, and their
teams, are thriving during difficult times.
Verne is founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) and chaired for 15 years EO's premier CEO program, the "Birthing of Giants", held at MIT. Founder and CEO of Gazelles, a global executive education and coaching company with hundreds of partners on six continents, Verne has spent more than 30 years educating entrepreneurial teams.
The "Growth Guy" syndicated columnist, he's also a regular columnist for Fortune magazine. He's the author of Scaling Up, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits and, along with the editors of Fortune, authored The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time, for which Jim Collins wrote the foreword. Verne chairs annual Growth Summits in North America, Europe, and Asia and continues to teach in the MIT-based executive program he founded. He's married with four children and enjoys piano, tennis, and magic as a card-carrying member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
Warren S. Rustand is an entrepreneur, educator and public servant, having served as the appointments secretary to President Gerald Ford during Rustand’s time as a White House Scholar. He is past chairman of the World Presidents’ Organization (WPO aka YPO Gold), Dean of Learning on the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Entrepreneurial Masters Program, and Dean of the EO Leadership Academy. He has served as CEO or Chairman of 17 companies and on the Board of Directors for 50 public, private and not-for-profit organizations.
Rolf is a serial entrepreneur. In 1999, while still attending
university, he co-founded one of Europe’s best funded start-ups. But his
second company, trivago, that he founded in 2005 became his largest
success. He developed the hotel search engine with more than a billion
Euro in revenue to one of Germany’s largest tech companies and brought
trivago public at NASDAQ in 2016.
Still the CEO of the company, he drives trivago’s unique company
culture that helps it to learn faster and be more agile than other
companies of a comparable size.
Jonas is the co-creator of Skype and was appointed as the Managing
Director of the company between 2003-2007. In 2006 eBay acquired Skype
for $2.6 billion. Since the outbreak of COVID we are seeing many
technologies disrupting the market and preparing their companies for the
new reality. Skype did that back in 2003 with a groundbreaking
Miranda Zelda Naiman
Miranda, President of EO Tanzania, is an ‘Accidental Entrepreneur’ with
an academic background in Theatre for Development who founded Empower a
flourishing Human Capital Consulting Firm servicing East Africa and
She is a Mother, writer, motivational speaker & tenacious advocate
of Skills Development having spearheaded Empower Academy and the
‘Kidpreneur Movement’ to prepare Tanzania’s future generation for