Klaus Wehage is a serial entrepreneur, startup advisor, professional speaker and Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Publisher Weekly bestselling author. In addition to authoring a bestselling book, Klaus’ publication, Global Class, has been nominated to the Next Big Idea Club and has been endorsed by world renowned thought leaders like Eric Ries, Steve Blank and more than 40+ executives from the fastest growing companies in the world including Google, Salesforce, Zoom, Canva and more.
Klaus’ personal mission is to connect the world through education to accelerate growth, innovation and ecosystem development, the crux of his new book and also symbolized in his signature. Klaus is commonly referred to as the “Silicon Valley Ambassador,” coaching corporate executives, entrepreneurs and government leaders. Currently, he holds advisory positions with 3 reputable Asian ministries. Through his former role as the Head of International Relations at Silicon Valley Forum and now, as the co-founder and CEO of 10X Innovation Lab, Klaus has trained over 3,000 business leaders from more than 50 countries.
A sought after speaker, Klaus’ expertise lies in topics of international business and scaling, corporate innovation, and developing the global mindset, ie the interpreneurial mindset™ as coined in his book. His work has been featured in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and LA Times. He has also been featured on podcasts like Sapphire Ventures, 500 Global (formerly 500 Startups), Scaleup Valley and many others.
A nod to his earlier biography, Klaus earned an MBA from Hult International Business School and a Bachelors in Business and Culture from Copenhagen Business School, the nation’s most prestigious program of its type. Originally from Denmark, Klaus has lived and worked in 4 continents and has called Silicon Valley home for the past 9 years.