Amir Salihefendic

CEO & Founder, Doist

Amir is the CEO and founder of remote-first company Doist, the company behind Todoist, and Twist. Born in Bosnia, he grew up in Denmark, started the business in Chile and now lives in Barcelona. He is a new dad.

He believes that a product stands a better chance of resonating with a global workforce when people around the world create it. For him, working remotely is the way of the future. Doist has been operational for more than 10 years now and employs over 60 people in 25 different countries.

Why the Future of Work is Remote and What Traditional Companies Can Learn From Remote-First to Build More Effective Teams

Just 20 years ago, remote working at scale would have been impossible. Today, more and more teams are discovering the benefits of a remote-first ‘workplace’ where anyone can collaborate with anyone else from anywhere in the world. Amir will discuss why he believes remote-first could represent a massive paradigm shift with widespread implications for the future of work.

He will also share some of the core disciplines his company has adopted to make remote-working effective that is as relevant to remote-work teams as they are to more traditional centralised working environments.