Neil Pasricha helps people live happy lives.
Neil has written five New York Times and #1 International Bestsellers including: The Book of Awesome, a catalog of simple pleasures based on his 50-million hit, award-winning blog, Awesome is Everywhere, an interactive introduction to meditation for children, and The Happiness Equation, a nine step guidebook to happiness based on new research. His books have been on bestseller lists for over 200 weeks and sold over a million copies.
Neil is one of the most popular TED speakers in the world with his first TED Talk “The 3 A’s of Awesome” (2010) ranked as one of the ten most inspiring of all time and his second “How will you maximize your tiny, short life?” (2016) the world’s first ever TED Listen, composed entirely of questions. Neil has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people around the world including Fortune 100 companies, Ivy League schools, and Royal Families in the Middle East.
Before hosting 3 Books with Neil Pasricha and directing The Institute for Global Happiness, Neil spent a decade running Leadership Development and working directly for two CEOs at Walmart. He was responsible for CEO onboarding, executive development, and talent management across all levels of the organization.
Neil has degrees from Queen’s University and Harvard Business School.
He lives in Toronto with his wife and three sons.