One of the world’s leading business thinkers, David Burkus’ forward-thinking ideas and bestselling books are changing how companies approach innovation, collaboration, and productivity. He is a skilled researcher and inspiring communicator who has worked with leaders from organizations across all industries, including Google, Stryker, Fidelity, and Viacom. Burkus’ captivating stories and practical takeaways show audiences how to do their best work ever.
Burkus is the bestselling author of four book about business and leadership, all of which have won multiple awards and been translated into dozens of languages. His work is often featured in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, USAToday, Fast Company, the Financial Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, CNN, the BBC, NPR, and CBS This Morning.
Since 2017, Burkus has been ranked as one of the world’s top business thought leaders by organizations like Thinkers50, Global Gurus, and LeadersHum. He is sought-after international speaker whose TED Talk “Why You Should Know How Much Your Co-Workers Get Paid” has been viewed over 2 million times.
A former business school professor, Burkus holds a master’s degree in organizational psychology from the University of Oklahoma, and a doctorate in strategic leadership from Regent University.