SPEAKERS

FEATURED

Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar

Tal Ben-Shahar is an author and lecturer. He taught two of the largest classes in Harvard University’s history, Positive Psychology and The Psychology of Leadership. 

Mo Gawdat

Mo Gawdat is the former Chief Business Officer for Google [X], a serial entrepreneur and author of Solve for Happy.

Dr. Laurie Santos

Psychologist Dr. Laurie Santos is an expert on human cognition, its origins, and the evolutionary biases that influence our all-too imperfect life choices.

ALL SPEAKERS

Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener

Robert Biswas-Diener is widely known as the “Indiana Jones of positive psychology” 

Shannon Allen

Shannon Allen is the creator of grown™, the first ever 100% USDA organic certified fast food restaurant 

Tia Graham

Tia Graham is an inspirationist and the founder of Arrive At Happy, the first-ever Southern California-based happiness company

Dr. Gail Ironson

Gail Ironson, M.D., Ph.D., is a Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Miami and a Board Certified Psychiatrist

Wendy Quan

Workplace Mindfulness Pioneer & Founder of The Calm Monkey

Sara Blanchard

Sara Blanchard helps communities build connection through conscious conversations.

Lucy Rattrie

Lucy Rattrie is a Chartered Psychologist and consultant, passionate about creating health, happiness and wellbeing in workplaces around the world.

Tami Ben-Shahar

Designer & Consultant

Mark Williamson

Dr Mark Williamson is Director of Action for Happiness

Suzie Pileggi Pawelski

Suzann (“Suzie”) Pileggi Pawelski is a well-being writer, consultant, and international speaker specializing in the science of happiness and its effects on relationships and health. 

Gopi Kallayil

Gopi Kallayil is the Chief Evangelist, Brand Marketing at Google.

Mark Williamson

Dr Mark Williamson is Director of Action for Happiness

Richard Layard

Richard Layard is a British labor economist, currently working as program director of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics

Isaac Prilleltensky

Isaac Prilleltensky was born in Argentina and has lived and worked in Israel, Canada, Australia, and the United States. 

Ariel Garten

Ariel Garten co-founded Interaxon, maker of the award-winning Muse brain-sensing headband,

Aaron Kahlow

Helping fellow man build the capacity to live through mindfulness.

Veronica Vidal

Veronica Vidal is an International Yoga Master and Certified Life Coach – Founder of VeroYoga™ and VeroLifeCoach™

Anahita Moghaddam

Anahita Moghaddam is the founder of Neural Beings, coach, organizational trainer and speaker whose experiential methodology is rooted in the Eastern contemplative traditions.

Dr. Maria Sirois

Maria Sirois is a master teacher, facilitator and author. She is devoted to the science of wellbeing and the art of crafting a life and a work that embodies health, passion and success. 

Allison Wagner

Allison Wagner is an Olympian in its original sense – she pursues excellence in all aspects of her life by continually working on developing her mind, spirit and body.

Lesley Lyle

WOHASU Happiness Ambassador UK, Director of Positive Psychology Learning, co-founder of The Positive Psychology People and Associate Lecturer on the MSc Applied Positive Psychology Programme at Buckinghamshire New University, UK

Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky

Sonja Lyubomirsky is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside. 

Margarita Tarragona

Margarita Tarragona is a therapist, teacher and coach in Mexico City. She is a co-founder of Grupo Campos Elíseos and on the faculty of the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and of the Houston Galveston Institute. 

Luke Iorio

Luke Iorio is a dad, spouse, entrepreneur, conscious growth strategist, coach, blogger, podcaster, and above all, a wide-angled observer and enthusiastic participant in the game of life 

Manuel S. Pietra

Manuel Schiappa Pietra is a global executive and entrepreneur with more than 25 years of successful management experience in companies based in the United States, Canada, Europe, South Africa, and Latin America.

Karen Guggenheim

Karen Guggenheim is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of WOHASU® LLC, and Co-Founder of the World Happiness Summit®. 

Dr. Ora Prilleltensky

Former Director Major in Human & Social Development University of Miami & Author

Sandro Formica, Ph.D.

Embracing his unconventional path in academia and life, Sandro Formica, Ph.D., lives every day in full commitment to his Life Purpose, 

Maria Loi

Maria Loi is following in the footsteps of generations of great chefs and cooks before her who created the healthiest diet in the world, the Mediterranean diet, based on Ancient Greek wisdom and thought.

President Julio Frenk

Julio Frenk catalyzed his deep gratitude for the kindness of strangers into a lifelong mission to improve the health, education, and well-being of people around the world.

Dr. Fred Luskin

Fred Luskin serves as Director of the Stanford Forgiveness Projects, an ongoing series of workshops and research projects that investigate the effectiveness of his forgiveness methods on a variety of populations.

Sir Anthony Seldon

Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Buckingham since 2015, is one of Britain’s leading contemporary historians, educationalists, commentators and political authors.

Michelle Gielan

Michelle Gielan has spent the past decade researching the link between happiness and success.

Nir Shoshani

NR Investments Co-Founder

Dr. Stefanos Kales

Stefanos N. Kales MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM

Elisa Juarez

Social Impact Program Officer & Corporate Responsibility Coach/p>

Jorge Rosas Torres

Former Senior Director of Human Resources & Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Wellness for Disney-ESPN

Jose Murguido

Partner & Vice President of Zyscovich Architects

Arianne Traverso

Arianne Traverso is the creator of Bizzy Yogi,

Victor Zuclich

Victor believes strongly in sharing the practice of yoga with others and has created a nature inspired, outdoor yoga class in his local community of Schenley Park.

Adriana Moreno-Zarate

Adriana Moreno-Zarate is an experienced Yoga and Meditation teacher.