Tim Salau

Mr. Future of Work & CEO , Guide

Tim's life purpose, his why, is to strengthen the bonds people share through compassionate action.

Tim "Mr. Future of Work" Salau, is the CEO, Co-Founder, and Executive Chairman of Guide, the experience group and collective that owns Big Black Tea, a direct-to-consumer tea brand and our keystone product, Guide, a SaaS Learning & Talent development platform.

He's an author, venture investor, builder capitalist, accomplished international keynote speaker, product leader, tech leader, and the only Nigerian-African American activist and global authority leading and shaping the discussion on the Future of Work, leadership, and innovation.

In 2017, he founded The Guide Group, a global movement of 300,000+ business leaders and professionals focused on helping every member lead a fulfilling career.

Through his life’s work and global platform, he’s directly impacting a magnitude of 150M+ people.

Tim inspires millions of professionals and business leaders, daily, to embrace change, and thrive in the future of work.

He’s been recognized by and works with global brands, government institutions, and global media brands ranging from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Forbes, Toptal, the Wall Street Journal, the Honduran government, Omani Ministry, the Young Presidents Organization, SXSW, The Millennial Mogul and other global media platforms for his work as an innovator and global tech leader.

Session Info

Thursday, March 25 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Spotlight

The future isn’t generous to those who wait or play it safe. With the actively shifting technological landscape, every student, organization, and professional must find a way to adapt in a dynamic future where change is the only constant. Most discussions about the Future of Work focus on the role of AI/Automation and the power of human potential is often an afterthought. In our conversation, Tim will discuss how in a dynamic future we must focus on what we can control as leaders and adapt to the constant state of change that will occur in society and the workplace.

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