Entrepreneur & Bestselling Author
Chris Yeh is a respected Silicon Valley entrepreneur, investor, mentor, and writer. He is a co-author with LinkedIn founder/chairman Reid Hoffman and bestselling author Ben Casnocha of the New York Times bestselling book The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age, which sprang from their article in Harvard Business Review entitled Tours of Duty: The…
Chris Yeh is a respected Silicon Valley entrepreneur, investor, mentor, and writer. He is a co-author with LinkedIn founder/chairman Reid Hoffman and bestselling author Ben Casnocha of the New York Times bestselling book The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age, which sprang from their article in Harvard Business Review entitled Tours of Duty: The New Employer-Employee Compact. He has been blogging since 2001, both on his personal blogs and as a guest author in outlets like TechCrunch, Mashable, and VentureBeat, and has written over 2,000 posts on topics ranging from the psychology of entrepreneurship to achieving happiness in Silicon Valley.
In addition to his writing, Chris has founded, funded, or advised over 50 startups, including Ustream, the world’s leading live video platform. Chris earned two Bachelor’s degrees with distinction from Stanford University (Product Design Engineering and Creative Writing) and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was named a Baker Scholar.
Ernie was perfect for our Elders Conference at Little River Casino Resort in Manistee, Michigan. We will definitely be using PDA again!
LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
Our speaker was great and the crowd enjoyed her! She was very engaging. Thank you again PDA for the great list of suggestions!
Everything went great! and our speaker was wonderful! Thank you so much for all your help PDA! Looking forward to the next one.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Dear PDA Group, Thank you so much for your hard work in scheduling our speaker! From the moment we reached out to you the first time, you worked with us on all details and logistics and kept us up-to-date on the progress. Thank you for all your hard work on making our event such a success! We couldn't have done it without you and your team!
Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
Dr. Henry Lee's presentation was entertaining, insightful and wise. I, and everyone at Pfizer, especially appreciate the remarks you directed about following your passion and preparing yourself to excel. Thank you, everyone, at PDA for helping to make this happen!
The event was successful! I received many messages expressing how awesome, outstanding and inspiring Ms. Webb-Christburg's speech was."
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Novello left this morning after a very successful event on our campus! Thank you PDA Group for your help from the first phone to the last you were with us every step of the way.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
It was a great pleasure to work with PDA Group! The communication was always prompt, friendly and helpful. We loved the speakers and events we booked through Mr. Peter Walker (PDA Group).
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Thank you, Peter, for all your help, you'll be happy to know that the event went incredibly well! Aneesa Ferreira was by far one of the best speakers we've ever had!
Don’t shy away from this reality; embrace it. Entrepreneurial employees drive business success. These are the creative, adaptive superstars who make your company adaptive. Learn from Silicon Valley, which has long nurtured this kind of talent via a different sort of HR strategy.
In a seminar based on his forthcoming book from Harvard Business Review Press, bestselling author and Chief of Staff to LinkedIn founder/chairman Reid Hoffman, Ben presents a revolutionary way to make a new people pact work for your company. You will learn:
How to create a mutually beneficial relationship between your company and employees that’s based on reciprocity – a two-way flow of value.
• How to craft 2-4 year “tours of duty” with your key employees that ultimately boosts retention.
• Why it’s a good thing for your employees to keep their LinkedIn profiles up-to-date.
• The surprising importance of a “corporate alumni network” — and how to form one for your own
• The little things that Netflix, Amazon, LinkedIn and others do to support entrepreneurial employees who
want to take risks, grow their network, and build their personal brand while working a 9-5 job.
Every adaptive company has a 21st century talent and HR strategy. Ben presents a bold guide for building your own.
Ask Me Anything with Chris Yeh & Reid Hoffman - INBOUND 2018 Spotlight
Chris Yeh, Blitzscaling Ventures - CUBEConversation, March 2019
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