Arianna Huffington is the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, the founder of The Huffington Post, and the best-selling author of 15 books including Thrive and The Sleep Revolution. In 2016, she launched Thrive Global, a behavior change technology company with the mission of improving health and productivity outcomes.
She has been named to Time Magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an M.A. in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union.
Thrive Global is a leading behavior change technology company with the mission to improve health and productivity outcomes – one Microstep at a time. Thrive helps individuals and organizations improve well-being, performance and mental resilience with its AI-powered behavior change technology platform. Thrive’s Microsteps – small, science-backed steps to improve health and productivity – have been adopted by employees at more than 200 organizations in over 160 countries, from frontline and call center workers to executives at multinational companies.
As a barrier-breaking founder and fearless thought leader, she embodies the persistent optimism of this year’s “Here Comes the Sun” theme, determined to leave society better than she found it. We are delighted to host her for an intimate fireside chat about burnout and beyond with GSV’s own Adam Freed on Stage X.