Vitaly M. Golomb is one of the most dynamic and in-demand speakers and trainers in the world of startups, venture capital, and corporate innovation. He has given keynotes at over 100 events in 30+ countries with audiences of 20,000+. Mr. Golomb’s highly relevant, hands-on experience both as a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist in Silicon Valley, gives him unique, nuanced insights few possess. His ability to break down complex concepts and inspire, educate, and delight audiences across industries and cultures, is second to none.
A serial entrepreneur in the Silicon Valley trenches since his teenage years, Mr. Golomb is the San Francisco/Silicon Valley Partner at award-winning, Drake Star Partners. He was previously a Managing Partner at GS Capital and a Founding Partner at HP Tech Ventures, the corporate venture arm of Silicon Valley’s original startup, where he was recognized as a Global Corporate Venturing Rising Star, and a three times CEO. He is the author of Accelerated Startup, universally praised by legendary VCs and entrepreneurs alike and used as a textbook by accelerator programs and business schools around the world. He is a contributing writer to TechCrunch and a consistently top-ranked mentor by accelerator programs and business schools in the US, Europe, and Asia.
Mr. Golomb lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and travels globally to consult and speak for major conferences, corporations, associations and universities on entrepreneurship, innovation, and design.
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We are in the midst of the next industrial revolution – the merger of digital and physical worlds. It is all happening in the course of one generation with transformational effects on professions, entrepreneurship, and the entire socioeconomic world order.
How should organizations adjust to thrive in this environment?
It is said that 75% of the Fortune 500 in 10 years, will be companies that haven’t been started yet. The pace of change is accelerating and it’s clear that corporate innovation is no longer optional.
What lessons can managers learn from the startup ecosystem? How do you partner, invest, and/or acquire your way to the next paradigm?
Silicon Valley has created more wealth than any other geography in the history of civilization. It all started with the concurrence of concentrated technology research at Stanford and government policies encouraging risk investment.
What strategies and tactics can world leaders apply to create opportunities for their own economic miracles?
A pitch is a story with a call to action. Being able to clearly and confidently communicate a vision to investors, partners, and employees is one of the most important skills every leader must master.
Vitaly draws on his years of investment and mentoring experience across hundreds of startups in this discussion on presentation strategy, content, and body language.
An interactive format for hands-on learning and exploration.
Pitching Like a Boss – A long-form, version of Vitaly’s popular keynote where entrepreneurs and managers can make major improvements to their presentations and presentation skills.
Design Driven – Before turning to the dark side of venture investing, Vitaly was an award-winning designer. This workshop is focused on designing products customers love.
Second best to being there…
With 2020 restrictions in travel, Vitaly is available for appearances from his professionally-outfitted home office broadcasting studio.