Lior Zoref is a researcher, advisor, keynote speaker and author of the bestselling book, Mindsharing – the art of crowdsourcing everything. Mindsharing was translated to many languages and was listed by Inc. Magazine as one of the best books for entrepreneur leaders along with books by Richard Branson, Elon Musk and Tony Hsieh.


He gave a talk at TED 2012 in Long Beach California. The New Yorker magazine called his standing ovation TED performance 'delightful'.



Lior has been invited to speak at some of the world’s most innovative organizations, including Google, MIT Media Lab, Columbia University, The White House, Nike, Microsoft and LinkedIn.


He has also been invited to speak and keynote at world-renowned technology summits including TED, TEDMED, Biomed, TechEd where he shared the stage with figures like Bill Gates, Al Gore, Jeff Bezos and more.


Lior worked for fourteen years at Microsoft, most recently as vice president of marketing for consumer and online services. He studies towards his PhD in the area of crowdsourcing.  He lives in Israel, married and a proud father of 3 kids.


Hire Lior to speak at your event

International Speaking Engagements:

gsb2Contact               Global Speakers Bureau

Email                  zoref@gspeakers.com


Speaking Engagement in Israel:

Contact Person    Hadar Hamaydes

Email                hadar@liorz.co.il

Mobile Phone      052-3532-244


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Sample Recent Engagements:


CIA, Amsterdam. 100 executives.

Fidelity Investments, Boston. 300 senior executives.

Seoul, South Korea. StartupCON event, 300 enterprenuers.

Mindsharing book launch: Google HQ, MIT Media Lab, Columbia University, The White House, LinkedIn, TripAdvisor. 

San Bruno, California at Google HQ. A talk to 200 Googlers. This talk was live streamed to all Google locations

Las Vegas at the Bellagio Hotel. A business conference for Amdocs. 200 Amdocs global partners.

Chicago at the center for digital startups called 1871. A group of 250 entrepreneurs.

London, university of Warwick. At the annual gathering for 3000 Jewish leaders in the UK called Limmud.

Santa Monica at the hub for LA startups called Cross Campus. A group of 250 entrepreneurs. Link to the talk.

Hosted TED MED Israel with a group of 400 healthcare executives

Long Beach, California. Gave a talk at TED 2012.


Sample Audience Reviews:

"I used to think it was hard to match Malcolm's skill of presenting complex subjects easily, but Lior Zoref's matches him"

"breathtaking and inspiring presentation"

"Lior is a genius and he's an ordinary guy"








Photo by: James Duncan Davidson/TED

Photo by: Aran Dolev


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Standing ovation at TED and TED Global

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