An expert in the art of leadership and innovation in a rapidly changing world, he has worked deeply with the US Army Special Forces, Generals, and Red Team University as well as civilian clients like Airbnb, Sonos, Google and IDEO.org. His specialty is in founders and founder cultures and their transition to executive and scaled organizations.
Judah Pollack is co-author of "The Chaos Imperative: How Chance and Disruption Increase Innovation, Effectiveness, and Success." In the book, and throughout his keynotes, Judah Pollack presents a fresh and provocative theme, outlining how the most innovative organizations are those that embrace the most innovative processes. His new book, “The Net and the Butterfly: The Art and Practice of Breakthrough Thinking,” which he co-authors with Olivia Fox Cabane, offers work helping to create breakthrough meetings, breakthrough teams, and breakthrough leadership.
Pollack is a regular speaker at Startx, Stanford’s incubator, U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and TEDx. He has worked with everyone from Fortune 500 companies such as Google and Oracle, to Lucasfilm, and with US Army generals and Special Forces. Most recently he developed a program to help returning soldiers reintegrate into noncombat military life from the experience of war.