Ben Casnocha is an award-winning entrepreneur, author, and investor in Silicon Valley. He is coauthor with LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman of the recent New York Times bestseller The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age, which has become one of the most sought-after management frameworks on how to recruit, manage, and retain entrepreneurial employees.
He is also co-author with Reid of The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career, the leading career strategy guide that’s been translated into more than 15 languages and sold hundreds of thousands of copies.
He’s co-founder and partner at Village Global, an early stage venture capital firm that invests in technology startups. Village Global has $225 million under management and hundreds of portfolio companies.
He has appeared on CNN, the CBS Early Show, CNBC and various media including The Economist, The New Yorker, and the Wall Street Journal.