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Global Wellbeing & Engagement Experts Keynoting Thrive 2017

April 27, 2017 / Employee Engagement

You’re a visionary leader looking to transform employee engagement.
We’re here to help you succeed.

Thrive Summit 2017 will feature six global wellbeing and engagement keynote speakers who will provide you with the education, insight and confidence to go back to your organization ready to implement a strategic plan and actionable next steps for your program.Whether you are brand new to wellbeing or have been running your program for years, our speakers are going to help you succeed at transforming employee engagement and creating a magnetic company culture. Learn more about our experts below and see the full agenda here.

32 days left! Register now to reserve your spot for the employee engagement conference of the year.

2017 Thrive Keynote Speakers

David Katz, MD

David Katz is the founding director (1998) of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, Immediate Past-President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and Founder/Director of the True Health Initiative established to help convert what we know about lifestyle as medicine into what we do about it, in the service of adding years to lives and life to years around the globe. Katz is a leading global expert in lifestyle medicine, nutrition, weight management, and preventive care, recently joined the Virgin Pulse Science Advisory Board, a renowned group of global experts, scholars, and researchers in the fields of wellbeing and engagement.

Susan David, Ph.D. 

Susan David, WSJ #1 best-selling author and Virgin Pulse Science Advisory Board Member, is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and an award winning Harvard Medical School psychologist. She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business ReviewNew York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and guest on national radio and television. Her acclaimed new book, Emotional Agility, was selected by Amazon as a “Best Book in Leadership and Business.” Emotional Agility explains the concept Harvard Business Review heralded as a Management Idea of the Year, and describes the psychological skills critical to thriving in times of complexity and change.

Tony Tjan

Anthony Tjan is an entrepreneur, strategic adviser, and venture investor who has sought at each step of his career to channel the power of good people and authentic culture into enduring value. As a business-builder and human capital expert, Tjan embodies a people-first philosophy in his work as CEO of the Boston-based investment firm The Cue Ball Group and as chairman of MiniLuxe, a tech-enabled retail lifestyle brand with a mission to elevate the nail salon industry through experience design, health and hygiene, and professional fulfillment. Tjan serves as a board member for several rapidly scaling culture-technology companies and as a senior adviser to public figures and research organizations like the MIT Media Lab.

Shawn Achor 

Shawn Achor is the New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage and Before Happiness. He spent 12 years at Harvard University, where he won more than a dozen distinguished teaching awards, and delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard. Shawn is one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. He has worked with over a third of the Fortune 100 companies, the NFL, the Pentagon and the U.S. Treasury. His research on happiness made the cover of Harvard Business Review, his TED talk is one of the most popular of all time with over 11 million views, and his lecture airing on PBS has been seen by millions.

Hannah Ubl

Hannah is a speaker, writer, researcher, consultant and generational expert and is firmly established in the public-speaking scene as a powerful voice for her generation. Hannah uses a healthy blend of stories and statistics to help people gain a deeper understanding of one another. Her research has unearthed valuable tips and actionable solutions for multi-generational workplaces, and key strategies for marketing and reaching more generationally diverse client bases. A well-rounded generational expert, Hannah is especially knowledgeable about generations as they relate to healthcare, aging and finance.

Scott Zimmer 

Scott Zimmer is a seasoned public speaker, writer and market researcher. With 12 years of public speaking experience, he’s developed a uniquely personable style and uses insight, humor and data to foster an environment where every generation feels valued and understood. As one of BridgeWorks’ generational experts and resident Gen Xer, Scott’s keynotes clearly illustrate the stress points between generations and provide concrete solutions to help relieve tension and encourage better understanding and collaboration across generational divides.

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Lindsey Hudson is the Marketing Communications Manager at Virgin Pulse. She has over three years of experience in workplace wellbeing, and is passionate about helping businesses create engaging solutions that change lives. Outside the office, she’s busy trying new healthy recipes and going to the beach.

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