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Yuri Van Geest - Exponential Organizations

Yuri Van Geest - Exponential Organizations

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Yuri Van Geest - Exponential Organizations

  1. 1. Yuri van Geest Author of Exponential Organizations Initiator, Dutch Ambassador, Founding CEO of Singularity University NL (NASA & Google)
  2. 2. // zero friction to move/copy // zero marginal cost // apply computation // data correlations // machine learning // modeling // simulations // 100% democratization of effort/innovation Why information » exponential
  3. 3. Accelerating Technologies Al Robotics Biotech Nanotech Medicine Neuroscience Energy Computing
  4. 4. 5 New Energy Sources ‘Solar and Air’
  5. 5. Ubiquitous Energy - Glass Solar Panels
  6. 6. Soon: Turnkey Solutions w/ Solar embedded Sensors, Artificial Intelligence, Software, Dashboards 3D printing, Nanomaterials, Solar panels, Nano Fridge (DIY Food)
  7. 7. Manchester University - Energy from Air
  8. 8. 9 Starting with Sensors (Internet of Things) and Advanced AI (Deep Learning)
  9. 9. Google DeepMind: Deep Learning Big Data $500M acquired by Google for Artificial Intelligence
  10. 10. Sentient AI
  11. 11. 13 Self Driving Cars
  12. 12. Audi RS 7 - Autonomous Car
  13. 13. 17 Block chain ‘Trust protocol / machine; decentralized, algorithmic trust’
  14. 14. Blockchain
  15. 15. Exponential Technologies Declining Costs Increasing Capabilities
  16. 16. Programmable, Connected, Decentralized world of Abundance
  17. 17. Honored to be Nominated for the Oscars of Management Books: Thinkers50 Breakthrough Idea Award Other nominees:
  18. 18. “The average half life of a business competency has dropped from 30 years in 1984 to 5 years today”
  19. 19. “89% of the Fortune 500 companies from 1955 are not on the list today”
  20. 20. “The average lifespan of an S&P 500 company has decreased from: 67 years (1920’s) to 15 years (today)”
  21. 21. “In the next 10 years 40% of all S&P 500 companies will disappear from this list”
  22. 22. Market Cap to a Billion
  23. 23. Why are there ExOs?
  24. 24. Linear > Exponential
  25. 25. Scarcity > Abundance
  26. 26. Time to scale the organization Source: McKinsey 7S model
  27. 27. What are ExOs?
  28. 28. An Exponential Organization (ExO) is one whose impact (or output) is disproportionally large — at least 10x larger — compared to its peers because of the use of new organizational techniques that leverage exponential technologies. Definition
  29. 29. Software is eating the world, in all sectors In the future every company will become a software companyMarc Andreessen founder of Netscape, renowned Venture Capitalist Andreessen-Horowitz
  30. 30. Attributes
  31. 31. Linear vs Exponential Linear, sequential thinking Experimentation and feedback loops
  32. 32. Linear vs Exponential Process inflexibility and risk intolerance Flexibility and smart failure celebration
  33. 33. Linear vs Exponential Innovation from inside, large number of FTEs Innovation at the edges and from outside sources
  34. 34. Examples of ExOs
  35. 35. MTP Staff on Demand Interfaces Community & Crowd Dashboards Algorithms Experimentation Leveraged Assets Autonomy Engagement Social GitHub - GitHub is an open source code and collaboration community with 10 million members, 21 million repositories and market cap of $10B. Key differentiator: technical infrastructure of the internet as organizational design Best ExOs
  36. 36. MTP Staff on Demand Interfaces Community & Crowd Dashboards Algorithms Experimentation Leveraged Assets Autonomy Engagement Social Xiaomi - Chinese smartphone company, focusing on performance, quality and customer experience. Has a flat organization consisting of 5.000 employees and leverages a Community of 100 million fans for product ideation & iteration. Best ExOs
  37. 37. MTP Staff on Demand Interfaces Community & Crowd Dashboards Algorithms Experimentation Leveraged Assets Autonomy Engagement Social Haier - Chinese appliance maker with 80,000 employees organized in 2005 in 2,000 self-managed units with decision-making authority (Autonomy). Market cap grew from $20B to $60B today in the last 3 years. Corporate Example
  38. 38. How to create ExOs?
  39. 39. Strategies for Corporates
  40. 40. Best Business Book of 2014 Award by Frost & Sullivan One of the all-time highest rated business books on Amazon (4,8 out of 5) (Soon) available in 15 languages, including all top 8 languages incl. Chinese
  41. 41. Yuri van Geest Co-Author Exponential Organizations +31 6 113 19 290 @vangeest Yuri.vangeest@singularityu.org www.exponentialorgs.com

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