Adam Grant

Author and Professor, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Adam Grant is Wharton’s youngest full professor and top-rated teacher. He has been recognized as one of BusinessWeek’s favorite professors, one of the world’s 40 best business professors under 40, and one of Malcolm Gladwell’s favorite social science writers. His speaking and consulting clients include Google, the NFL, Merck, Pixar, Goldman Sachs, the United Nations, the World Economic Forum, and the U.S. Army and Navy. Adam is the author of Give and Take, a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller that is one of Amazon's best books of 2013, Oprah’s riveting reads, Fortune's five must-read business books, and the Financial Times books of the year—and is being translated into more than two dozen languages. His research has been featured on the Today Show and in the New York Times magazine cover story, "Is giving the secret to getting ahead?" He received his B.A. from Harvard University and his Ph.D. in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan, and he is a former record-setting advertising director, junior Olympic springboard diver, and professional magician.