Tim’s life purpose, his why, is to strengthen the bonds people share through compassionate action.
Tim “Mr. Future of Work” Salau, is the CEO & Co-Founder of Guide, the bite-sized skills training platform helping 7 million remote workers learn anytime, anywhere, on-demand.
He’s an accomplished international keynote speaker, product leader, tech influencer, and one of the select few Nigerian-American activists and global authorities leading and shaping the discussion on the Future of Work, leadership, and innovation.
In 2017, he founded the Guide community, a global community of 240K+ business leaders and professionals focused on helping every single member lead a fulfilling career. Through his life’s work and global platform, he’s directly impacted a magnitude of 75M+ people.
Tim inspires millions of professionals and business leaders, daily, to embrace change and thrive in the future of work.
He’s been recognized by and works with global brands, government institutions, and global media brands like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Forbes, Toptal, the Wall Street Journal, the Honduran government, Omani Ministry, the Young Presidents Organization, SXSW, The Millennial Mogul and other global media platforms for his work as an innovator, influencer, and global tech leader.
Prior to founding and leading Guide, he led product and innovation with 4 global Fortune 500 & hyper-growth companies: Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and WeWork coaching Fortune 500 CEOs, executives, and government leaders on how they can transform their workforce to thrive in the Future of Work.
He guides HR executives and employee experience teams on how they can create personalized employee experiences in a multi-generational workplace, embrace dynamic leadership styles, and become adaptive organizations.
Tim advises CEOs and executive teams on how to craft personalized employee experiences tailored to the wants of their employees and offers corporate training programs to help management teams lead globally distributed teams and foster a culture of innovation.
As the CEO & Co-Founder of Guide, he leads a distributed organization re-imagining workforce training & development and transforming underserved communities through education and technology access to build an affordable and equitable education system.
Tim is ruthlessly devoted to making the tech industry a more inclusive industry for our next generation, people of color, womxn, and people who come from underserved communities.