Adam Grant

Organizational psychologist at Wharton, bestselling author of Think Again, and host of the podcast WorkLife


Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist and bestselling author who explores the science of motivation, generosity, original thinking, and rethinking will deliver an opening day keynote on Monday, January 9, 2023, at PCMA’s annual Convening Leaders. The theme of the association’s flagship education and network event is Ignite Your Path, and will take place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio in partnership with Experience Columbus.

Grant is an organizational psychologist at Wharton, where he has been the top-rated professor for seven straight years. A #1 New York Times bestselling author, his books have sold millions of copies and been translated into 35 languages. His pioneering research has inspired people to rethink fundamental assumptions about motivation, generosity and creativity. He has been recognized as one of the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers and Fortune’s 40 under 40 and has received distinguished scientific achievement awards from the American Psychological Association and the National Science Foundation.

Grant’s keynote, “Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World” will reveal how to recognize and champion new ideas and build cultures that welcome diverse perspectives and honest feedback.