Ben Casnocha is an award-winning entrepreneur, author, and executive 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. He’s co-founder of Allied Talent, a consultancy that helps companies better engage their top talent.
Human Resources magazine recently named Ben one of the top trendsetters in the talent industry. Ben is also a multi-time technology entrepreneur and executive. He recently served as Chief of Staff to the Chairman at LinkedIn. He has appeared on CNN, The Charlie Rose Show, and CNBC and been featured in various media including The Economist, The New Yorker, and the Wall Street Journal.