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Adam Grant

2015 and 2017 Speaker

ADAM GRANT is Wharton’s top-rated professor. He has been recognized as one of the world’s 25 most influential management thinkers and Fortune’s 40 under 40. He is the New York Times bestselling author of two books translated into 35 languages. Give and Take was named one of the year’s best by Amazon, the Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Originals was a #1 national bestseller praised by J.J. Abrams, Richard Branson, and Malcolm Gladwell. Grant’s two TED talks have been viewed over eight million times; his keynote speaking and consulting clients include Facebook and Google, the NBA, the Gates Foundation, Goldman Sachs, and the U.S. Army and Navy. He is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, 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 BA from Harvard and his PhD from the University of Michigan. Grant is a former magician and junior Olympic springboard diver. His third book, Option B with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, is on facing adversity and building resilience. @adammgrant