We had the privilege to honor Linda Rottenberg, CEO and Co-Founder, Endeavor at the 20th Anniversary Visionary Awards on June 8th, 2017.
Linda Rottenberg was introduced by Jason Green, General Partner at Emergence Capital and Founding Board Member of Endeavor.
About Linda Rottenberg
One of “America’s Best Leaders” (U.S. News), “21st Century Innovators” (TIME), and subject of three Harvard Business School cases, Linda Rottenberg earned a new nickname in 2014: “The Entrepreneur Whisperer” (ABC, FOX, NPR). For years she was known as La Chica Loca (the crazy girl) for insisting that high-impact entrepreneurs exist in emerging and developing markets.
Co-founder & CEO of Endeavor, Rottenberg has led the global entrepreneurship movement for two decades. With 50 offices worldwide, Endeavor rigorously selects, mentors, and scales high-impact entrepreneurs, generating over $8BN and employing more than 600,000. Rottenberg also manages over $100M Endeavor Catalyst LP Funds co-investing in Endeavor Entrepreneurs.
Rottenberg serves as board director of a leading bandwidth infrastructure company (NYSE: ZAYO); a pioneering software developer (NYSE: GLOB); and online ordering platform (OLO). In 2014 she published her bestselling book CRAZY IS A COMPLIMENT: The Power of Zigging When Everyone Else Zags.
A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, Linda lives in Brooklyn with her husband, author Bruce Feiler, and identical twin daughters.