Full Name
Neil Pasricha
Job Title
Happiness Expert | Bestselling Author of The Book of Awesome
Speaker Bio
A Harvard MBA, New York Times bestselling author, award-winning blogger, and one of the most popular TED speakers in the world, Neil Pasricha is “a pied piper of happiness” who dazzles audiences with ideas that skyrocket happiness into the stratosphere. With infectious enthusiasm, heartfelt authenticity, and a “what works” authority, Pasricha draws on the latest research in happiness to increase individual performance and create a more positive and productive workplace.

Pasricha spent a decade with Walmart as the director of leadership. He now travels all over the globe as a keynote speaker and has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people from Ivy League deans and Fortune 500 CEOs to royal families in the Middle East. His clients have included Amex, Audi, GE, Genentech, Google, Samsung, Shopify, Uber, SXSW, and more. Pasricha has also delivered one of the “10 Most Inspiring” Ted Talks of all time.

Pasricha is the New York Times bestselling author of 10 books and journals including The Happiness Equation, Two-Minute Mornings, and The Book of Awesome. His books have been published in dozens of languages, spent over 200 weeks on bestseller lists, and sold over two million copies. His first book, The Book of Awesome, was based on his blog, 1000 Awesome Things, which scored over 100 million hits and twice won the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences’ award for “Best Blog in the World”.

The host of the iTunes top 100 podcast, 3 Books, Pasricha has appeared on The Today Show, The Early Show, and The Oprah Winfrey Network and his work has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, CNN, BBC, The Guardian, The New Yorker, The Sunday Times, China Daily, The Jakarta Post, The Sydney Herald, and WIRED.

Pasricha earned his master’s degree from Harvard Business School, specializing in leadership and organizational behaviour. As a management consultant, he has advised Fortune 50 companies on top level leadership strategies and, in partnership with Harvard University, designed one of the first global leadership development programs inside a Fortune 10 company.
Neil Pasricha