SINGULARITY UNIVERSITY CEO ROB NAIL IS NAMED ONE OF THE WORLD’S TOP COMPASSIONATE BUSINESS LEADERS
Mountain View, CA (September 14, 2015) – Singularity University, the educational institution and business accelerator committed to creating positive global impact through exponential technologies, is pleased to share that Rob Nail, Associate Founder and CEO, has been named one of the world’s top compassionate business leaders by Salt Magazine, a publication for game changers and innovators, powered by the belief that compassion in business will shape a better world.
Nail, the guiding force behind the growth of Singularity University since 2011, was named #7 on the list of 100. Distinguished leaders such as Richard Branson (#2), Elon Musk (#5), Bill Gates (#15), Arianna Huffington (#22), and Larry Page (#33) were also included.
Publisher of Salt, Stephen Vasconcellos-Sharpe, said, “We want to shine a spotlight on businesses with a heart; those pioneers who are using their corporate power not only to generate profits, but to create a better world.”
The Salt team drew on its collective years of experience within the world of business and environmental sustainability to draw up a list of global compassionate leaders based on the following criteria:
- Sustainability: Leadership in terms of renewable energy, resource conservation, agriculture, social and economic sustainability.
- Innovation: Have they pioneered ideas within their industry?
- Compassion: Have they created a company that transcends the standard business paradigm?
- Impact: How many lives have they changed?
About Singularity University
Singularity University (SU), a benefit corporation, educates, inspires and empowers leaders to apply exponential technologies to solve humanity’s grand challenges. SU is committed to creating positive and sustainable global impact through the billions of people who benefit from our programs and activities in three core areas: Education, Innovation and Community. SU’s global ecosystem of individuals, businesses, institutions, investors, and NGOs is active in more than 90 countries.