Whether he’s teaching, speaking or “wrangling unicorns,” Pascal lives at the forefront of entrepreneurship, technology, global impact and the magic that happens when they all intersect. At Singularity University, he heads up “everything entrepreneurship” and leads breakthrough thinking at SU Labs, where Silicon Valley’s brightest minds are leveraging exponential technologies to transform the world. He further serves as Singularity’s Global Evangelist, interpreting SU’s vision of the future to C-level and Fortune 500 leaders in small private groups.
Pascal is also the Chief Heretic at TheHeretic.org, where he writes a widely popular and highly opinionated daily newsletter. His new book, The Heretic: Daily Therapeutics for Entrepreneurs features the best of his top 100 posts edited into short, digestible and unfiltered insights.
Before Singularity University, Pascal spent his career pushing the boundaries of technology. He started on the Net before there was a web browser, founded several European startups, led eBay’s Platform Solutions Group in Europe, launched a consulting firm helping entrepreneurs with their strategy and operations, and invested in early-stage tech startups. As the head of Mozilla Labs, he led innovations at the very edge of what is possible on the web, including the first global open source accelerator program. He headed up Mozilla’s Office of the Chair and invested in social impact organizations around the globe at Google.org. Along the way, Pascal also founded the nonprofit organizations Mentor for Good, The Coaching Fellowship and started the GyShiDo (Get Your S%#& Done) movement.
Pascal is a guest lecturer at Stanford University, Berkeley’s Haas Business School, HEC (France), ESMT (Berlin) and London Business School and other leading educational organizations around the world. You can find the full bio on LinkedIn.
Pascal Finette draws you into a spellbinding future where artificial intelligence, robotics, synthetic biology and other exponential technologies solve humanity’s greatest challenges. His masterful presentations make sense of our rapidly accelerating and converging world — cutting through the noise, synthesizing the essentials and connecting the dots to prepare your company or career for the exciting opportunities ahead.