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Linda Rottenberg, LAW ’93

Linda Rottenberg, LAW ’93

Co-founder & CEO, Endeavor
Linda Rottenberg

Named “Innovator for the 21st Century” (TIME) and one of “America’s Best Leaders” (U.S. News), Linda Rottenberg is cofounder and CEO of Endeavor, the leading global community of, by, and for high-impact entrepreneurs. Operating in more than 40 markets spanning the globe, Endeavor identifies, scales up, and co-invests in the most innovative, rapidly growing businesses in emerging and underserved markets.

Rottenberg also serves as President of Endeavor Catalyst, the rules-based, investment arm of Endeavor with $500M in assets under management across four funds. Launched in 2012, Endeavor Catalyst has invested in 300+ companies. The portfolio comprises 24 exited investments and 50 “unicorn” companies valued at over $1B+.

Rottenberg currently serves as a director on two public boards: Globant, a software leader in digital transformation (NYSE: GLOB); and OLO (NYSE: OLO), the top SaaS-based food- ordering platform. She also serves on the board of Pershing Square SPARC Holdings. She formerly served as a director of ZAYO, a global bandwidth infrastructure company. She is a member of YPO, World Economic Forum, Anchor Fund Advisory Board, Yale Ventures Advisory Board, and Vice Chair of Yale President’s Council on International Activities.

Author of the New York Times bestselling book, CRAZY IS A COMPLIMENT, and accomplished public speaker, Rottenberg has been the subject of six Harvard Business School case studies and one Stanford GSB case study. Other honors include the Silicon Valley Forum Visionary Award; Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy, and Employment; Babson College Honorary Doctorate; and the Yale Law School Award of Merit. A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, Rottenberg lives in Brooklyn with her husband, bestselling author Bruce Feiler; she is also the mom of identical twin daughters.