Pamela Meyer

Pamela Meyer

Certified Fraud Examiner | Bestselling Author of LieSpotting

Pamela Meyer’s mission is to help people get to the truth. Extensively trained in the use of visual cues and psychology to detect deception, Meyer teaches audiences how to go from lie-spotting to truth-seeking to trust-building. Her riveting TED Talk, How to Spot a Liar, has been viewed over 30 million times, making it one of the most popular TED talks of all time, while her book, Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception, was a huge bestseller. Combining her unique understanding of deception with her honed business acumen, Meyer provides audiences with lessons and takeaways that can be immediately put to use.

The stunning popularity of Meyer’s work is testimony to its relevance and timeliness. There’s a deception epidemic and it has serious effects. Businesses lose an estimated 7% of annual revenue to fraud each year. According to studies by several different researchers, most of us encounter nearly 200 lies a day. It happens in person, on the phone, in email. It happens when buying, negotiating, interviewing, and interacting with colleagues, vendors, customers, friends, family, and others. In this environment it’s important to be equipped with the skills to protect yourself in your daily business and personal encounters. Meyer is known for keeping her audience laughing while they learn from rich, real-life examples, and she presents a path toward trust that emphasizes integrity, maturity, and honesty.

Meyer holds an MBA from Harvard, an MA in Public Policy from Claremont Graduate School, and is a Certified Fraud Examiner. She’s the founder and CEO of Calibrate, which helps businesses root out lying, cut down on fraud and detect inside threats, and she was previously an executive who spent over 20 years in media, as well as starting several successful ventures and working as a senior executive at National Geographic, Vestron, and Electronic Arts.

Meyer and her work have been featured in Business Week, The Atlantic, Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, The New York Post, The Washington Post, Forbes, The Huffington Post, ABC News, Portfolio, Fox Radio, Cosmopolitan, and numerous syndicated radio and television programs.


How to Spot a Liar, Get to the Truth and Build Trust That Lasts

In this fascinating talk, rich with choice clips of well-known public figures, Pamela Meyer unveils the secret science of lie detection and interrogation that has never before been brought to the business world. Government officials, border control agents, police interrogators and social scientists have been studying and practicing lie detection and deceptive behavior detection for years. Pamela takes her participants through a thorough training session that will show them what’s hiding in plain sight in every business meeting, job interview and negotiation.

She will equip audiences to:

  • Read facial micro-expressions to determine subtle signs of deceptive behavior and underlying emotion
  • Gain the upper hand in business negotiations by learning specific behaviors liars exhibit while in a negotiation, interview, or meeting.
  • Master the five-step BASIC method for spotting the lies told in nearly every high-stakes business negotiation and interview
  • Ask the 10 questions that will get people to tell you anything
  • Recognize dozens of postures and facial expressions that should instantly put you on Red Alert for deception
  • Distinguish the telltale phrases and verbal responses that separate truthful stories from deceitful ones
  • Maintain meaningful rapport even during the most difficult conversations
  • Conduct mock interrogations, and master interviewing strategies that surface the truth
  • Build a circle of trusted advisors and associates who offer deep, substantial support that lasts

Studies show we are lied to between 20-200 times each day, while trust in private and public institutions is at an all-time low; leaders are lied to most often in high stakes situations. Participants will acquire a new set of skills that allow them to assess deceptive and potentially costly encounters quickly and accurately.

Three Truths About Lying and The Future of Trust

If you want to motivate coworkers to act with integrity, build a sustainable trusting relationship with customers, or transform your corporate culture, you won’t succeed with happiness science, deep market research, or all-day teambuilding offsites. Instead, you need to take the radical path to trust, which starts with fully understanding the mechanics of deception and the new role that inside threats, deep fakes, AI and generational differences influence how we trust and how we are deceived.

In this fast-paced, mind-bending presentation, Pamela Meyer teaches her audience how to detect deception, get to the truth, and navigate a world where authenticity is elusive and hard to detect.

Participants will learn:

  • Which personality types lie and how they lie differently
  • How deception is expressed in email, on the phone, and face to face
  • How lies can be detected through body language, statement analysis, interviewing techniques, and interrogation
  • How to develop instant rapport with the most difficult of customers and coworkers
  • How to find friends, companies, and products we have deeper connections to
  • How facial recognition, AI and machine learning are transforming the future of trust
  • How to cut through the clutter of fake news, fake video and 24×7 PR, and signal directly to customers and friends that you are trustworthy
  • How to create a culture of integrity and respect in a world where computers can predict our emotional state, detect our lies, and pose as our friends

Fabrication Nation: 10 Big Lies that are Destroying Our Civilization and How Take Back The Truth

What if we learned to navigate fakery and deception and find our way to the truth? What if, by doing that, we found friends with whom we had deep connection, worked for companies and organizations that had integrity and inspired us every day, and associated with people and institutions that we trusted? Understanding how deception infiltrates our world will not make us more paranoid and distrustful, but less so.

In this penetrating and hilarious rapid-fire presentation, Pamela makes us look hard at our own cultural bind spots, and teaches us learn to spot falsehood where it lives: fake science, fake religion, fake news, fake universities, fake vacation home rentals, fake dates.

How to Spot a Liar, Get to the Truth and Build Trust That Lasts

In this fascinating talk, rich with choice clips of well-known public figures, Pamela Meyer unveils the secret science of lie detection and interrogation that has never before been brought to the business world. Government officials, border control agents, police interrogators and social scientists have been studying and practicing lie detection and deceptive behavior detection for years. Pamela takes her participants through a thorough training session that will show them what’s hiding in plain sight in every business meeting, job interview and negotiation.

She will audiences equipped to:

  • Read facial micro-expressions to determine subtle signs of deceptive behavior and underlying emotion
  • Gain the upper hand in business negotiations by learning specific behaviors liars exhibit while in a negotiation, interview, or meeting.
  • Master the five-step BASIC method for spotting the lies told in nearly every high-stakes business negotiation and interview
  • Ask the 10 questions that will get people to tell you anything
  • Recognize dozens of postures and facial expressions that should instantly put you on Red Alert for deception
  • Distinguish the telltale phrases and verbal responses that separate truthful stories from deceitful ones
  • Maintain meaningful rapport even during the most difficult conversations
  • Conduct mock interrogations, and master interviewing strategies that surface the truth
  • Build a circle of trusted advisors and associates who offer deep, substantial support that lasts

Studies show we are lied to between 20-200 times each day, while trust in private and public institutions is at an all-time low; leaders are lied to most often in high stakes situations. Participants will acquire a new set of skills that allow them to assess deceptive and potentially costly encounters quickly and accurately.

Three Truths About Lying and The Future of Trust

If you want to motivate coworkers to act with integrity, build a sustainable trusting relationship with customers, or transform your corporate culture, you won’t succeed with happiness science, deep market research, or all-day teambuilding offsites. Instead, you need to take the radical path to trust, which starts with fully understanding the mechanics of deception and the new role that inside threats, deep fakes, AI and generational differences influence how we trust and how we are deceived.

In this fast-paced, mind-bending presentation, Pamela Meyer teaches her audience how to detect deception, get to the truth, and navigate a world where authenticity is elusive and hard to detect.

Participants will learn:

  • Which personality types lie and how they lie differently
  • How deception is expressed in email, on the phone, and face to face
  • How lies can be detected through body language, statement analysis, interviewing techniques, and interrogation
  • How to develop instant rapport with the most difficult of customers and coworkers
  • How to find friends, companies, and products we have deeper connections to
  • How facial recognition, AI and machine learning are transforming the future of trust
  • How to cut through the clutter of fake news, fake video and 24×7 PR, and signal directly to customers and friends that you are trustworthy
  • How to create a culture of integrity and respect in a world where computers can predict our emotional state, detect our lies, and pose as our friends

Fabrication Nation: 10 Big Lies that are Destroying Our Civilization and How Take Back The Truth

What if we learned to navigate fakery and deception and find our way to the truth? What if, by doing that, we found friends with whom we had deep connection, worked for companies and organizations that had integrity and inspired us every day, and associated with people and institutions that we trusted? Understanding how deception infiltrates our world will not make us more paranoid and distrustful, but less so.

In this penetrating and hilarious rapid-fire presentation, Pamela makes us look hard at our own cultural bind spots, and teaches us learn to spot falsehood where it lives: fake science, fake religion, fake news, fake universities, fake vacation home rentals, fake dates.