Jeff Abbott
Co-Founder of Global Scaling Academy,Partner at Blitzscaling Ventures

Jeff Abbott is the co-founder and Managing Partner of the Global Scaling Academy, which teaches individuals and organizations how to plan for and execute on hypergrowth, and a founding partner at Blitzscaling Ventures. Jeff has been involved with digital technology-based innovation since 1999, when he founded and scaled Tienda Mabe, Latin America’s largest online appliance…

Reid Hoffman
Co-Founder and Chairman of Linkedin, Investor at Greylock Partners
Co-Author of Blitzscaling

An accomplished entrepreneur and executive, Reid has played an integral role in building many of today’s leading consumer technology businesses, including LinkedIn and PayPal. He possesses a unique understanding of consumer behavior and the dynamics of viral businesses, as well as deep experience in driving companies from the earliest stages through periods of explosive, “blitzscaling”…

Chris Yeh
Investor, Writer, Mentor, Entrepreneur

Investor, Writer, Mentor, Entrepreneur Chris Yeh is the co-founder of the Global Scaling Academy, which teaches individuals and organizations how to plan for and execute on hypergrowth as well as founding partner of Blitzcaling Ventures. Chris has founded, advised, or invested in over 100 high-tech startups since 1995, including 9-figure companies like Ustream (investor, advisor,…

Loredana Padurean
Associate Dean, Asia School of Business

Associate Dean, Asia School of Business Prof. Dr. Loredana Padurean is the Associate Dean at the all new Asia School of Business, a collaboration between the Central Bank of Malaysia and MIT Sloan School of Management, and an International Faculty Fellow at MIT Sloan. As the school’s first hire, Loredana has been an energizing force…

Fadel Adib

Fadel Adib is an Assistant Professor at MIT and the founding director of the Signal Kinetics research group at the MIT Media Lab. His research develops innovative technologies and algorithms for wireless perception, networking, and sensing with a focus on biomedical sensing, autonomous systems, and subsea IoT. Adib received his PhD in 2016 from MIT…

Sertac Karaman

Sertac Karaman is an Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (since Fall 2012). He has obtained B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and in computer engineering from the Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, in 2007; an S.M. degree in mechanical engineering from MIT in 2009; and a Ph.D. degree in electrical…