The Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (CFHU) have announced that award-winning entrepreneur Ben Casnocha will speak on his New York Times best-selling book, The Start-Up of You! on May 16, 7:00 pm at the MaRS Discovery District. The book is co-authored by LinkedIn co-founder and chairman, Reid Hoffman. Mr. Casnocha will be introduced by Brian Church, Country Manager, Canada and Head of Sales Solutions, North America at LinkedIn.
Recognized as one of “America’s best young entrepreneurs” by Businessweek magazine, Mr. Casnocha will highlight his strategies for success and outline the mindset and skills that young professionals need to compete in today’s ever-changing workplace and volatile world economy. Mr. Casnocha is a leading-edge and influential technology entrepreneur, with dozens of outlets covering his work including CNN, The Economist, and CNBC.
Mr. Casnoch’s book The Start-Up of You! advocates the importance of thinking and acting like an entrepreneur in today’s competitive work environment.
“If you want to accelerate your career, you must think like an entrepreneur,” says Mr. Casnocha. “This means adapting to market changes, building professional networks that can support you, taking risks, and seeing opportunities where others don’t. In The Start-Up of You, we will show you how to do this.”
“We are thrilled to have Mr. Casnocha speak to a CFHU audience,” says Randy Masters, President, CFHU, Toronto Chapter. “Our organization is always welcoming leaders in a variety of fields who really push the boundaries, bringing to the forefront new ideas and vision for the future. Mr. Casnocha meets those criteria and will surely enlighten all of us as we pursue our quest for career satisfaction. We also appreciate the support of our sponsors CGOV Asset Management and Resume Target for making this event possible.”
Register online to attend this event.