Best-Selling Author & Wharton Professor
Adam Grant has been Wharton’s top-rated professor for six straight years. He is a leading expert on how we can find motivation and meaning, and live more generous and creative lives. He is the New York Times bestselling author of three books that have sold over a million copies and been translated into 35 languages. Give and Take was named one of the year’s best books by Amazon, the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, and the Wall Street Journal. Originals was a #1 bestseller praised by J.J. Abrams, Richard Branson, and Malcolm Gladwell. Option B, coauthored with Sheryl Sandberg, is a #1 bestseller on facing adversity and building resilience. Adam hosts the TED original podcast WorkLife, and his TED talks have been viewed more than 11 million times. His speaking and consulting clients include Google and Facebook, the NBA, and the Gates Foundation. He has been recognized as one of the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers, Fortune’s 40 under 40, and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, and received distinguished scientific achievement awards from the American Psychological Association and the National Science Foundation. Adam writes for the New York Times on work and psychology and serves on the Lean In board and the Department of Defense Innovation Board. He received his B.A. from Harvard and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, and he is a former magician and junior Olympic springboard diver.