The next chapter in globalization

Ushering in a New Era of Micro-Multinationals

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100 BCE — 1500 CE
Ancient Trade Routes and Mass Communication
The Silk Road links the Chinese and Roman empires; The Muslim Hajj facilitates trade routes from Africa to Europe and Asia; Johannes Gutenberg develops the printing press (1450)
1500 — 1900
Age of Exploration
Ferdinand Magellan circumnavigates the globe (1519-24); The Dutch East India Company is established as the first multinational corporation (1602); Adam Smith publishes The Wealth of Nations (1776); Development of the electric telegraph decouples communication and transportation (1866)
1900 — 1960
Transportation & Global Systems
The Wright Brothers complete the first manned flight (1903); The IMF, World Bank (1944), United Nations (1945) and GATT (1947) establish a global political and trade system; The world population passes 3 billion (1960)
1970 — 1990
Technology & Rise of Modern Globalization
Intel develops the first microprocessor (1971); The US completely transitions away from the Gold Standard (1971), changing how currency is valued; The first World Climate Conference (1979) examines the effects of climate change on society and trade; The Soviet bloc breaks up and the Berlin Wall falls (1989)
1990 — 2000
Birth of the Internet
Tim Berners-Lee invents the World Wide Web (1991), providing the infrastructure for a globally interconnected world and new ways to conduct global trade; The world population passes 6 billion (2000)
1990s
Global Infrastructure & Regional Realignment
The European Union is established (1993); The World Trade Organization (WTO) is founded to supervise international trade; Hong Kong is returned to Chinese rule (1997); The IMF intervenes to stabilize key ASEAN economies in the Southeast currency crisis (1997)
Early 2000s
New Media & Smart Mobile Devices
The rise of personal mobile devices and social networks changes the way millions of people around the world interact with each other, organize, and consume information from news, government, and brands
2008
Global Economic Crisis
The worst global recession since the Great Depression starts in the US, sparking the European debt crisis, massive defaults on loans across the world, and turmoil in global stock markets
2009 — 2014
Political & Economic Shifts in the US
The Occupy Wall Street and Tea Party movements spread throughout the US, reflecting a growing frustration with income inequality, high levels of unemployment, and dysfunctional government
2010
Change in Global Economic Landscape
China overtakes Japan as the world’s second largest economy, marking a shift to emerging markets as drivers of the global economy
2013
Emergence of the Service Economy
Services emerge as a critical sector in industrialized economies. They now make up 20% of global trade and are growing at a faster pace than trade of goods. The current list of Fortune 500 companies contains more services companies and fewer manufacturers than in previous decades
Today
Struggle for Sustainable Growth
The global economy continues to be stagnant as organizations everywhere search for a way to drive sustainable growth. Five percent of US companies account for over 90% of trade exports, revealing that only a small portion of businesses are reaping the benefits of globalization
The Next Chapter
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"Through artificial intelligence and human curation, Globality will drive the benefits of globalization deeper into the economy."
Joel Hyatt
Co-founder, Chairman and CEO

Leadership

Joel Hyatt

Co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Joel is a serial entrepreneur with broad experience successfully launching and scaling disruptive service companies. He was the Co-founder and CEO of Hyatt Legal Services, Hyatt Legal Plans (acquired by MetLife), and Current TV (acquired by Al Jazeera).

Lior Delgo

Co-founder and President

Lior is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record of building disruptive technology companies and new business models. He was the Co-founder and CEO of FareChase (acquired by Yahoo) and VideoSurf (acquired by Microsoft). Lior has significant experience leading product and technology teams, most recently as a GPM Partner of Microsoft’s Xbox, and holds numerous search technology patents.

Ran Harpaz

Chief Technology Officer

Ran has served as an executive at both startups and public companies, with over 20 years of experience in financial services, cybersecurity and telecom. His past experiences include leadership roles at Paypal and McKinsey, as well as a stint as the CTO of Cellcom. Ran is also a veteran of Israel’s elite intelligence division, Unit 8200.

York Poon

Chief Product Officer

York is a seasoned product leader specializing in marketplace and enterprise procurement. Most recently, York led product and design at Elance/Upwork. He also managed several enterprise procurement products at Oracle.

Russell Burke

Chief Financial Officer

Russell is a seasoned CFO with experience working at Price Waterhouse, Sony Music, Weight Watchers and Mandalay Media. Most recently, he was the CFO of Magic Leap, where he led a record $542 million Series B round.

Bill Brooks

General Manager, Legal

Bill was a Senior Partner of Hyatt Legal Services and succeeded Joel Hyatt as CEO of Hyatt Legal Plans (a MetLife company). At Hyatt Legal Plans, he built a business serving over 10 million people who receive legal services under their employee benefits programs.

Porter Gale

General Manager, Marketing

Porter has over 20 years of experience in advertising, marketing and consulting. She was the VP of Marketing at Virgin America, leading the launch of its US marketing, and the General Manager of Kirshenbaum Bond & Partners SF. She is also a published author and professional public speaker.

Robert Casamento

General Manager, Energy and Environment

Robert has dedicated his entire career to helping solve some of the world’s most complex global energy, environment and sustainability issues. He was a founding member of Deloitte Consulting’s U.S. Social Impact practice and U.K Energy Risk Management and Emissions Trading practice. He was also Director of Environmental Initiatives at the World Economic Forum and Director of Strategy at C3 IoT.

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"Connecting businesses to opportunity, which in turn creates good jobs, is a proposition I’ve believed in and worked for my entire career."
Juliet de Baubigny
Senior Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Board of Directors

Juliet de Baubigny

Senior Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Juliet de Baubigny is a Senior Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Juliet joined KPCB in 2001 and now leads the firm's value-added support to portfolio companies, as well as several key initiatives including Kleiner Perkins Women Leaders (KPWL) and the KPCB Fellows Program.

Mark Hurd

CEO of Oracle

Mark is the CEO of Oracle Corporation and the past Chairman, CEO and President of Hewlett-Packard. He joined Oracle in 2010, bringing more than 30 years of technology industry leadership and executive management experience to his role with the company.

Ron Johnson

CEO of Enjoy

One of the nation's most accomplished retail executives, Ron is a veteran of the industry with nearly 30 years of experience in retail, merchandising and marketing. As former SVP at Apple, he was responsible for launching and building the company’s retail business. Ron has a track record of delivering transformational change and year-over-year growth for billion-dollar enterprises. Ron is currently the founder and CEO of Enjoy.

John R. Joyce

CFO and Vice Chairman of Kony

John served in a variety of senior posts during his 30-year career at IBM, which included successful stints as CFO, President of IBM Global Services and President of IBM’s Asia-Pacific operations. Following IBM, he served as Managing Director and COO of Silver Lake. John is currently the CFO and Vice Chairman of Kony.

Mark Vorsatz

Managing Director and CEO of Andersen Tax

Mark serves as the CEO and Managing Director at Andersen Tax, where he leads both the firm's professional practice and global expansion.

Dennis Nally

Former Global Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers

Dennis recently retired as Global Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd, after a 42 year career with the firm. As head of one of the largest professional services firms in the world, Dennis is an acknowledged authority on the delivery of professional services to multinational clients and frequently speaks on issues affecting the professional services industry and global capital markets. Dennis also serves on the Board of Morgan Stanley and as Vice Chair and Board member of the US Council for International Business.

Joel Hyatt

Co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Joel is a serial entrepreneur with broad experience successfully launching and scaling disruptive service companies. He was the Co-founder and CEO of Hyatt Legal Services, Hyatt Legal Plans (acquired by MetLife), and Current TV (acquired by Al Jazeera).

Lior Delgo

Co-founder and President

Lior is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record of building disruptive technology companies and new business models. He was the Co-founder and CEO of FareChase (acquired by Yahoo) and VideoSurf (acquired by Microsoft). Lior has significant experience leading product and technology teams, most recently as a GPM Partner of Microsoft’s Xbox, and holds numerous search technology patents.

"...societies will succeed or fail depending upon how quickly individuals and groups committed to a sustainable future gain sufficient strength, skill and resolve by connecting with one another..."
Al Gore
Former Vice President

Investors

Al Gore

Former Vice President

Al served as the 45th Vice President of the United States. He was Co-founder and Chairman of Current TV. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 and is the Co-founder of the Alliance for Climate Protection, and Co-founder and Chairman of Generation Investment Management.

John Emerson

U.S. Ambassador to Germany

John served as President of Capital Group Private Client Services until his appointment by President Obama to be the U.S. Ambassador to Germany.

Michael Marks

Founding Partner of Riverwood Capital

Michael is a founding Partner of Riverwood Capital. Prior to establishing Riverwood, he was a Partner and Senior Advisor at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. in 2006 and 2007. Before KKR, Michael spent 13 years as CEO of Flextronics International Ltd. and built the company into one of the largest technology companies in the world.

David Rosenblatt

CEO of 1stdibs

David is CEO of 1stdibs. Prior to his position at 1stdibs, David served as CEO of DoubleClick — the leading provider of online marketing technology and services — from 2004 until 2008, where he helped contribute to the digital migration of the advertising industry. He sold the company to Google in 2008. David is also on the Board of Directors of Twitter and IAC.

Ken Goldman

CFO of Yahoo

Ken is the CFO of Yahoo. He is responsible for Yahoo's global finance functions, including financial planning and analysis, controllership, tax, treasury and investor relations. Ken has been a trustee of Cornell University since 2009. Prior to joining Yahoo, he served as CFO of a number of companies, including Siebel Systems/Oracle, Excite@Home and Sybase.

Jim A. Johnson

Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs

Jim is the former CEO of Fannie Mae and is the longest serving member of the Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs. He also served as Chairman of the Board of the Brookings Institution and as Chairman of the Board of the Kennedy Center.

Jeff Sine

Co-founder and Partner at Raine

Jeff is the Co-founder and a Partner of Raine, a leading merchant bank in the Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) sector. Prior to founding Raine in 2009, Jeff was Vice Chairman and Global Head of TMT Investment Banking at UBS Investment Bank.

Prof. Yechiam Yemini

Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University

Yechiam is a Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University. His career has combined academic and serial entrepreneurship interests. He is a co-founder of five high-tech companies, including Comverse and VMTurbo.com.

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