Saul Singer

Best-Selling Author of Start Up Nation

At the podium, Singer shares his deep breadth of knowledge on the ever-changing global-political situation. A seasoned speaker, Singer shares with audiences a fascinating look into the phenomena that is the entrepreneurship-driven Israeli economy. Providing crucial insights for any company looking to thrive in the economic hardships of today, Singer delivers a truly informative and decisive program that no CEO or company will want to miss.

BIO

“Google, Cisco, Microsoft, Intel, eBay — the best-kept secret is that we all live and die by the work of our Israeli teams.” — eBay Executive on the importance of Israeli technologies

Saul Singer is the co-author, with Dan Senor, of the best-selling book Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle. He is a former Editorial Page Editor and columnist at the Jerusalem Post. Tom Brokaw called Start-Up Nation, “a playbook for every CEO who wants to develop the next generation of corporate leaders.” The book has reached #5 on the New York Times and Wall Street Journal business bestseller lists, and is also a best-seller in Israel, India, and Singapore.

The book has sparked reactions as diverse as Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu declaring at one point, “We are the Start-Up Nation!” to CNN’s Fareed Zakaria calling it “A book every single Arab businessman, Arab bureaucrat, and Arab politician should read.” Citing Start-Up Nation, the Economist proclaimed, “Over the past two decades Israel has been transformed from a semi-socialist backwater into a high-tech superpower.” The book is also being published in Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Turkish, Czech, Bulgarian, Arabic and Hebrew.

“Google, Cisco, Microsoft, Intel, eBay — the best-kept secret is that we all live and die by the work of our Israeli teams.” — eBay Executive on the importance of Israeli technologies

Saul Singer is the co-author, with Dan Senor, of the best-selling book Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle. He is a former Editorial Page Editor and columnist at the Jerusalem Post. Tom Brokaw called Start-Up Nation, “a playbook for every CEO who wants to develop the next generation of corporate leaders.” The book has reached #5 on the New York Times and Wall Street Journal business bestseller lists, and is also a best-seller in Israel, India, and Singapore.

The book has sparked reactions as diverse as Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu declaring at one point, “We are the Start-Up Nation!” to CNN’s Fareed Zakaria calling it “A book every single Arab businessman, Arab bureaucrat, and Arab politician should read.” Citing Start-Up Nation, the Economist proclaimed, “Over the past two decades Israel has been transformed from a semi-socialist backwater into a high-tech superpower.” The book is also being published in Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Turkish, Czech, Bulgarian, Arabic and Hebrew.

Media

"Mr. Singer's was the perfect start to our event and undoubtedly one of the highlights of this year's Board of Governors Meeting. Many of our guests, faculty, and students expressed how much they enjoyed hearing you speak and especially enjoyed your humorous anecdotes."

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

SPEECH TOPICS

Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle

Books & Media