Adam Grant

Professor of Organisational Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, Founder of the Authors@Wharton speaker series, & Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum

  • Host of WorkLife, a popular TED podcast
  • Co-Founder of Givitas
  • Defence Innovation Board Member at the Pentagon
  • Regular Contributor to the New York Times

Discover Adam Grant’s biography of published work below.

Think Again
Think Again
Adam Grant
Give and Take
Give and Take

When Adam Grant is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

Be the Best, Not Necessarily the First
Don’t be Afraid to Run Experiments
Succeed by Helping Others
Harness the Creative Power of Misfits

Adam Grant is a revered organisational psychology specialist, best known for his popular TED original podcast, WorkLife. Also a respected Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, he has gained vast amounts of knowledge and experience throughout his illustrious career which he now utilises to educate the next generation of professionals. Having been honoured with the Young Global Leader Award by the World Economic Forum, his work is admired by audiences around the world, and he is now in high demand to attend events as a passionate speaker.

After graduating with a BA in Psychology from Harvard University, Adam started his professional career as the Director of Advertising Sales at Let’s Go Publications. Beginning his educational career in 2007, he secured the role of Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour at the University of North Carolina, a role which allowed him to develop his leadership skills and ability to speak confidently in front of large groups. Advancing upon his career, Adam became the Associate Professor of Management at The Wharton School before becoming their profound Professor of Management and Psychology. Alongside this role, he is also an Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Journal which allows him to showcase his expertise to a wide audience.

A leading authority in his field, Adam’s work is regularly published by The New York Times and has been profiled in the revered cover story ‘Is Giving the Secret to Getting Ahead?’. Treasured for his expertise in a wide range of fields, he has also become the Founder and Host of the Authors@Wharton speaker series, and Co-Director of Wharton People Analytics. Utilising his skillset in his numerous ventures, Adam is also the proud Host of WorkLife, the prevalent TED original podcast which has been viewed more than 18 million times.

An inspiration to professionals around the world, Adam Grant is now highly sought-after to attend speaking engagements to share his expertise on topics such as succeeding by helping others, harnessing the creative power of misfits, and being the best, not necessarily the first. In recognition of his illustrious career, he was honoured with the Young Global Leader Award by the World Economic Forum. When looking to hire an enthusiastic speaker to attend your next event, look no further than Adam.

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