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CARLOS DASILVA

Carlos DaSilva is a keynote speaker and an Executive Trainer.
He shapes leader´s innovation decision making through Leap Thinking.

Before the age of 30, Carlos co-founded a NGO, experienced from the inside a start-up scaling and exit, concluded his Ph.D. with honors at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, published his first book and taught Executives at top tier U.S. Universities.

Back to Europe, he became the Managing Director of the Silicon Valley based Technology Start-up Accelerator the Founder Institute, and has accelerated on a one-on-one basis over 100 entrepreneurs.

Today, Carlos travels the world delivering impactful keynotes, runs Executive training programs across Europe and is a lead trainer for the Swiss National Innovation Agency. His origins and heart are from the small coastal village of Cascais, Portugal. Carlos is a Mozart aficionado and a keen Kitesurfer.

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REAL CASES

Rather than focusing  on clichés and stories that have been told and re-told, Carlos builds his own cases. By taking a rigours scientific approach, he engages in the field in order to bring out the latest insights on management and innovation.  Carlos’s research has been featured  at some of the most prestigious management conferences, scientific journals and in a wide range of international publications on innovation.

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REAL RESEARCH

Carlos travels over 180 days a year worldwide: researching trends, collecting case studies and presenting the result of his work to practitioners and thought leaders from around the world.

REAL ENGAGEMENT

Carlos travels over 180 days a year worldwide: researching trends, collecting case studies and presenting the result of his work to practitioners and thought leaders from around the world.

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SHAPING INNOVATIVE BUSINESS DECISIONS

CONFERENCE KEYNOTES | EXECUTIVE EDUCATION
BOARDROOM DISCUSSIONS

Whether you’re seeking a keynote speaker for a conference, a facilitator for a strategy workshop or a fresh perspective for a boardroom discussion, Carlos's presentations act as a powerful catalyst for innovation, ingenuity and inspiration.

TESTIMONIALS

“Thank you for this incredible session. You kept my attention all the time with no little loss. This was the best session for me during the whole conference with strong competition on the side!!”

Georg Diener

CEO of Invisia AG