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Forbes Interviews Dyslexic BioTeam Tech CEO Stan Gloss

Congrats to Dyslexic Advantage member and supporter CEO Stan Gloss who through sheer grit and determination and dyslexic smarts went from being fired to successful CEO of a $3.6 million dollar bioinformatics company (Bioteam). Bioteam client list is impressive: Harvard University’s Bauer Center for Genomics Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and more recently Google […]

Q & A: Can I be a Doctor if I am Dyslexic?

Answer: Yes. Absolutely.

There have been many famous physicians who were dyslexic, and many today that you might not know who are dyslexic because many don’t identify in the workplace and many more weren’t formally identified.

The typical profile of a dyslexic physician is to have had early troubles in elementary school, then a jump in […]

Dyslexia Cybersecurity CEO Lior Div – Hacking the Hackers

“Dyslexic people process visual information differently than most people, so instead of starting with letters or sounds, I looked at sentences or even paragraphs as a whole, and then broke them down into parts. That process – starting with the big picture and breaking things down – worked much better than the “normal” word-by-word, […]

Dyslexia and Success as a Serial Entrepreneur – Janis Mitchell

How do they do it?  Successful serial entrepreneurs are entrepreneurs that start and lead multiple successful businesses. They start up companies, sell them, and keep repeating the cycle. The diversity of their businesses can be mind-boggling but successful serial entrepreneur traits show a not surprising overlap with many dyslexic adult traits. From 7 Signs You Might Be a Serial Entrepreneur: […]
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Dyslexia and Talented Spoken Layer Entrepreneur Will Mayo

“Being someone that has the dyslexia point-of-view, you’re not taking the normal highway, you’re taking the back roads. You tend to see a lot more and learn a lot more taking the back roads.” – Will Mayo, CEO of Spoken Layer

Dyslexic Advantage had a great opportunity to meet Will Mayo at our Conference on Dyslexia […]

Dyslexia and Invention: Chris Elsworthy and his ROBOX 3D Printer

“One of the driving forces behind this project is that my oldest son is also quite badly dyslexic, but he exceeds in making things and he’s already very good at analyzing objects to see how things work – he takes them apart.”

Fernette Eide of Dyslexic Advantage talks to dyslexic CEO inventor of the 3d printer […]

IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad

Dyslexic IKEA founder Ingar Kamprad.

Like many successful dyslexic entrepreneurs, Ingvar got his entrepreneurial start a s a child, initially selling matches, then moving on to Christmas ornaments and fish.

His goal was with IKEA was to sell decent furniture for low prices. He gave away free sweet rolls and coffee and customized his stores so […]