Presidential Kick-Off & Opening Keynote Shawn Achor

  • Shawn Achor,
  • David Fortanbary, UCB

Shawn Achor is the bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage and Big Potential. He spent 12 years at Harvard, where he won over a dozen distinguished teaching awards, and delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard.

Shawn graduated magna cum laude from Harvard and earned a Masters from Harvard Divinity School in Christian and Buddhist ethics. Shawn has since become one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. Shawn has now worked with over a third of the Fortune 100 companies, and with places like the NFL, the Pentagon and the U.S. Treasury. To do his work, Shawn has traveled to 51 countries, speaking to farmers in Zimbabwe, CEOs in China, doctors in Dubai and schoolchildren in South Africa.

This session is sponsored by Matrix Achievement

  • Date:Tuesday, June 4
  • Time:8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Room:General Session - Grapevine C&D
  • Location:Grapevine C&D
  • Session Type:General Session - Grapevine C&D
Shawn Achor
David Fortanbary