Evan Thornley is the executive chairman of Same Business Different Outcome, a private equity company focused on transformative and high growth investments in traditional industries. He is also a founding director and mentor at GetUp! and board member at YPO-WPO.
Thornley’s career includes several times when he was the chief executive officer of companies such as LookSmart, Better Place, and PLACE. He has also been a management consultant at Mckinsey & Company and the founding chair of Per Capita.
Thornley holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and an LLB in law from the University of Melbourne.
|Sep 22, 2014||Startup Daily - STARTUP CAST|
|Sep 19, 2014||Startup Daily - Well shit, that was a dumb thing to do at a startup conference|
|Apr 7, 2014||Fast Company - A Broken Place: The Spectacular Failure Of The Startup That Was Going To Change The World|
|May 24, 2013||Wired News - Better Place Runs Out of Juice, Reportedly Plans Bankruptcy|
|Feb 7, 2013||Gigaom - Shai Agassi says he still believes in the Better Place model|
|Jan 18, 2013||Gigaom - Better Place CEO departs, following Shai Agassi’s exit|
|Dec 7, 2012||Gigaom - Report: Better Place laying off hundreds|
|Nov 2, 2012||Gigaom - Better Place raising $100M more in the wake of Agassi departure|