Linda Rottenberg

CEO at Endeavor Global, Author of "Crazy Is A Compliment"

Named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News, one of TIME’s 100 “Innovators for the 21st century,” and dubbed “Ms Davos” by Business Insider, Linda Rottenberg is Co-founder and CEO of Endeavor, the leading organization supporting high-impact entrepreneurs. Since 1997, Endeavor has selected over 1,000 entrepreneurs and scaled over 600 companies that collectively generate 500,000 jobs and $8 billion annually. As a pipeline for key job creators, growth drivers and role models in countries most lacking them, Endeavor was dubbed the “greatest anti-poverty program” by Thomas Friedman. Rottenberg is also the NYT bestselling author of CRAZY IS A COMPLIMENT: The Power of Zigging When Everyone Else Zags. She serves on the board of Zayo Group, a publicly listed company based in Boulder, and on the World Economic Forum’s entrepreneurship steering committee. A graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School, Linda Rottenberg lives in Brooklyn with her husband, author Bruce Feiler, and their twin daughters.