Ben Casnocha is a Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur, author, executive, and investor. He is the cofounder and partner at Village Global, a $100M venture capital fund that invests in startup entrepreneurs.

He is the co-author of the New York Times bestselling management book The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age (with LinkedIn chairman Reid Hoffman and entrepreneur Chris Yeh). He is also the co-author of the New York Times bestselling career strategy book The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career (with Reid Hoffman).

As an entrepreneur and executive, he has started and scaled several ventures, including an e-government software company (Comcate) that currently delivers hosted CRM solutions to hundreds of local governments in America, an online education business, and a top tier boutique management training business.