Adam Grant is a Wharton organizational psychologist who has been the top-rated professor for the past seven years. He is an expert on how to discover drive and meaning in our life, as well as how to be more giving and creative. He is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of four books: Give and Take, Originals, Option B, and Power Moves, which have sold over 2 million copies and been translated into 35 languages. Amazon, the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, and the Wall Street Journal have all named his books among the best of the year, and J.J. Malala Yousafzai, J.J. Abrams, Richard Branson, Bill and Melinda Gates, Malcolm Gladwell
More than 20 million people have seen Adam's TED presentations. He is the host of the popular TED podcast WorkLife. Google, the NBA, Bridgewater, and the Gates Foundation are among his speaking and consulting clients. He has been named to Fortune's 40 Under 40, Oprah's Super Soul 100, and the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leader lists, as well as receiving notable scientific accomplishment honors from the American Psychology Association and the National Science Foundation.
Adam is a member of the Department of Defense Innovation Board and writes on work and psychology for the New York Times. He graduated with a B.A. He has a Ph.D. from Harvard. He is a former Junior Olympic springboard diver who graduated from the University of Michigan.
He and his wife Allison, as well as their two children and son, live in Philadelphia.