Adam Grant

Organizational Psychologist, The Wharton School of Business; Bestselling Author; Host: WorkLife, a TED Original Podcast

Adam Grant is Wharton's top-rated professor. He has been recognized as one of the world's 10 most influential management thinkers and Fortune's 40 under 40. He is the New York Times bestselling author of three books that have sold over a million copies and been translated into 35 languages: Give and Take, Originals, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg. His books have been praised by J.J. Abrams, Richard Branson, Bill and Melinda Gates, and Malcolm Gladwell. Adam's TED talks have been viewed over 15 million times; his keynote speaking and consulting clients include Google, the NBA, the Gates Foundation, and the U.S. Army and Navy. He hosts WorkLife, a TED original podcast, 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 B.A. from Harvard and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Adam is a former magician and junior Olympic springboard diver.