Vanessa Van Edwards is the lead investigator at the Science of People, a human behavior research lab. She is a Huffington Post columnist and author of the book Captivate--a hacker's guide to human behavior.
Her goal is to turn soft skills into hard skills. And her innovative work has been featured on NPR, Business Week and USA Today. She regularly gives keynotes and appears in the media to talk about her research. She has written for CNN, Fast Company and Forbes.
Vanessa is also a sought-after corporate consultant and has used her research with a number of Fortune 500 companies including American Express, Clean and Clear and Symantec. Vanessa has spoken to groups across the globe from the stage at the Consumer Electronic Show to presenting research at MIT. Her groundbreaking workshops and courses teach individuals how to succeed in business and life by understanding the hidden dynamics of people.
She is a science geek, recovering awkward person and textbook ENTJ.
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