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KEYNOTE SPEAKER 2016


Duncan Logan

Founder & CEO RocketSpace

 

 

 

Duncan Logan, Founder & CEO of RocketSpace, and Speaker at the WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

 

  

"It was impressive to see Zurich put on such a quality event as WORLDWEBFORUM. The quality of speakers and the enthusiasm of the audience shows the underlying excitement for tech and innovation in Zurich. The Swiss Government should move quickly to capture this energy and make Zurich into a leading tech ecosystem."

DUNCAN LOGAN ABOUT THE WORLDWEBFORUM 2016

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FIRE STARTER

 


 

 

RAISED Over $5B IN FUNDS

 

UBER LAUNCHED BY ROCKETSPACE ($50B VALUATION)

 

RocketSpace members and alumni have raised more than $5B in funds

Rocketspace is a tech campus for high growth, seed-funded startups

 

RocketSpace brings Uber to life

Uber has a valuation of $50B

 

 

 

 

SPOTIFY LAUNCHED BY ROCKETSPACE ($8B VALUATION)

 

 

 

RocketSpace brings Spotify to life

Spotify has a valuation of $8B

 

ACCELERATED

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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Forbes Interview with Duncan Logan

 

Duncan Logan speaking about founding RocketSpace

 

Duncan Logan about RocketSpace

 

Inside RocketSpace, San Francisco

BIOGRAPHY

 

 

Duncan is the founder and CEO of RocketSpace, a technology campus in the heart of San Francisco. Since 2011, the company has been helping tech entrepreneurs, startups and corporate professionals bring the future to market. The company offers services to its members including programming, consulting, events, and office-as-a-service, which together create the perfect ecosystem and community for innovation to thrive. Select members and alumni include Uber, Spotify, Practice Fusion, Leap Motion, Domo, Accenture, Schneider Electric, Converse, British Airways, Goodyear, Tata Communications, Royal Bank of Scotland, Pfizer, Samsung, and AT&T.

 

RocketSpace's Corporate Innovation Services team has helped more than 85 brands worldwide transform into modern corporations. RocketSpace clients create new opportunities from inside, and outside, their organizations to ensure they are leading the disruption in their industry, not being disrupted. From financial services, to telecommunications, pharma, consumer electronics, retail, energy, and beyond—RocketSpace’s innovation expertise spans every sector and industry.  RocketSpace knows disruptive trends, business models, and startups that impact corporations today, tomorrow and beyond. With access to nearly 200 startups on its San Francisco campus and access to thousands around the world, its Corporate Innovation Services team specializes in helping its clients learn about, work with, and work like startups.

 

Duncan was born and raised near St. Andrews, Scotland and began his professional career working in derivatives at Swiss Bank Corporation in London. At 24, he started his first company, CITYPRO International. He built it to $8 million in revenue over a three year period, before selling to ASAP Plc in 2000, where he went on to become group managing director. In 2002, Duncan joined MessageLabs, an early SAAS security company, which he helped to build until it was sold to Symantec in 2008 for $700 million.

 

He made the move the San Francisco in 2008, started RocketSpace in 2011 and recently became a father to a son named Elvis.

 

 

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Duncan Logan, UN Secretery-General Ban Ki-moon, and U.S. House Democratic Leader Nany Pelosi at a RocketSpace event (June, 2015)

 

RocketSpace Office, San Francisco

 

RocketSpace Office, San Francisco

 


Duncan Logan

 

 

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RocketSpace