Speaker: Shawn Achor
Shawn Achor spent 12 year at Harvard University, winning over a dozen distinguished teaching awards, before traveling to over 50 countries bringing his positive psychology research to over one-third of the Fortune 100. Shawn is considered one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success and is the author of New York Times best-selling books The Happiness Advantage and Before Happiness – as well as his immensely popular business parable, The Orange Frog. His research on happiness has made the cover of Harvard Business Review, his TED talk is one of the most popular all time with over 8 million views, and his lecture airing on PBS has been seen by millions.
Shawn teaches for the Advanced Management Program at Wharton Business School and continues to conduct original psychology research on happiness and organizational achievement in collaboration with Yale University, Columbia University and The Institute for Applied Positive Research. He recently did a two-hour interview with Oprah at her house discussing happiness research and perception of success.
Full NameShawn achor
Job TitleFounder, GoodThinkInc