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Research in action.

Founded in 2014, the Virgin Pulse Institute is an evidence-based organization that conducts research and advances knowledge on workforce topics like health, wellbeing, and employee engagement.

Reaching way beyond ROI studies, The Institute collaborates with leading researchers and other organizations to identify scalable, data-driven, consumer-centric solutions to the top workplace issues facing companies today.

Latest Research

Read cutting edge research from internationally academics and experts across key fields the impact employee wellbeing and engagement.

  • Forrester Report: Quantifying Your Company’s Workforce

    Learn how a technology-enabled employee experience can drive engagement, increased workforce productivity and customer satisfaction.

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  • Presenteeism in the Workplace

    Learn how to curb presenteeism in the workplace.

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  • Employee Wellbeing Predictions for 2017

    Get a sneak peek into the future of employee wellbeing.

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  • The Best of Employee Wellbeing and Engagement in 2016

    Access this 'Best of 2016' toolkit to fuel your employee wellbeing and engagement strategy in 2017.

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  • Influencing Networks of Health at Work

    Discover how leveraging social networks is critical to business strategy and success in today’s world.

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  • Building a Resilient Workforce that Bounces Back

    Harness the power of resilience through employee wellbeing.

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Science Advisory Board

We’ve brought together the best and brightest minds across key fields that impact wellbeing. Our Science Advisory Board helps ensure our technology and overall wellbeing experiences are rooted in the most relevant scientific evidence and best practices.

Meet our internationally recognized academics, experts, and professionals:

Insights Team

  • Rajiv Kumar, MD, President and Chief Medical Officer
  • Andrew Jacobus, MBA, Vice President – Insights and Data Science
  • Olivia Sackett, Ph.D., Director – Research and Insights
  • Scott Ryan, Ph.D., Director – Data Science
  • David Ho, BS, Data Scientist
  • Leena Kalia, MS, Sr. Data Engineer
  • Johanna Kincaid, BS, Data Scientist
  • Susan Martin, BS, ASA, Sr. Statistical Analyst