San Francisco, CA
Areas of expertise:
Entrepreneurship, Technology, global impact
Pascal is Fastrack’s Executive Director and Singularity University’s Chair for Entrepreneurship & Open Innovation. His work focusses on the intersection of technology, global impact, and leadership; inspiring, educating and empowering entrepreneurs, corporate irritants and change makers to tackle the most intractable problems of our times.
He has spent his career pushing the boundaries of technology and passionately believes the internet can deeply impact the betterment of mankind. He got started on the net before there was a web browser, founded a series of technology startups, led eBay's Platform Solutions Group in Europe, launched a consulting firm helping entrepreneurs with their strategy & operations, invested into early-stage tech startups, led Mozilla's Innovation Lab, created Mozilla's accelerator program WebFWD, headed up Mozilla's Office of the Chair and has invested into social impact organizations around the globe at Google.org. Further he founded the nonprofit organizations Mentor for Good and The Coaching Fellowship; the "GyShiDo" (Get Your S%#& Done) movement and publishes the opinionated newsletter, "The Heretic", which is read by ten of thousands of change-makers globally. Recently he published "The Heretic - Daily Therapeutics for Entrepreneurs" book.
He frequently speaks and writes about the magic which happens at the intersection of entrepreneurship, technology & global impact. As a trained Co-Active executive coach Pascal works with clients on achieving their full leadership potential. Most of all – Pascal loves to work with entrepreneurs who are making things better and go from zero to one.