Dr. Lior Zoref is a renowned researcher, advisor, TED speaker and author of the bestselling book, Mindsharing – the art of crowdsourcing everything. Mindsharing was translated to many languages and was listed by Inc. Magazine as one of the best books for entrepreneurs along with books by Richard Branson, Elon Musk and Tony Hsieh.
In his fascinating and highly-engaging talks, Dr. Zoref looks at the ways people can draw on wisdom of crowds to create a greater output with less effort. He shares techniques major corporations are using now to innovate and problem-solve in record time—all by using the power of “we.” A passionate speaker, Zoref inspires a new look at the ways we think and make decisions in the era of social networks. He helps clients shed outdated methods and protocol to leapfrog the competition, and shares ways to “supercharge” thinking and making dreams come true by drawing on resources that already exist.
Originally from Israel and having previously spent 14 years as a vice president in marketing at Microsoft, he is currently a researcher and advisor whose work has been featured in Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, NPR, The Huffington Post, and more. Dr. Zoref holds a BA and MA from the Technion and a PhD from Bar-Ilan University.
Dr. Zoref has more than 20 years' experience as a professional speaker. He has been invited to speak at some of the world’s most innovative organizations, including Google, MIT Media Lab, Columbia University, The White House, Nike, Microsoft and LinkedIn.He has also been invited to speak and keynote at world-renowned technology summits including TED, TEDMED, Biomed, where he shared the stage with figures like Bill Gates, Al Gore, Jeff Bezos and more.