Dr. Adam Grant has been the top-rated professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business for five straight years. He is a leading expert on how we can find motivation and meaning, and live more generous and creative lives. He has been recognized as one of the world's 25 most influential management thinkers and Fortune's 40 under 40.
Dr. Grant is the author of two New York Times bestselling books translated into 35 languages: Originals, which explores how individuals champion new ideas and leaders fight group, and Give and Take, which examines why helping others drives our success. His third book, Option B with Sheryl Sandberg, is on resilience. He is the founder and host of the Authors@Wharton speaker series, and co-director of Wharton People Analytics. He has designed experiential learning activities in which students have raised over $325,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation while developing leadership, influence, networking, and collaboration skills.
Dr. Grant earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, magna cum laude with highest honors and Phi Beta Kappa honors. He has earned awards for distinguished scholarly achievement from the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association, and the National Science Foundation.