In Habit Design, we balance our research and discussion between personal success stories in sustainable behavior-change (similar to QS's "show & tell" format) and the design of solutions and services which bring about such personal experiences. This is the continuation of the previous meetup which addressed the latter of the two with Nir Eyal....
Nir Eyal is a contributing writer for TechCrunch, Forbes, Psychology Today, and a frequent speaker at industryconferences, universities, and Fortune 500 companies (presentations available here). He's also a mentor at several incubators including 500 Startups, Founders Institute,Innovation Endeavors, and theThiel Fellowship. As an entrepreneur, Nir has sold two technology companies since 2003. For most of his career, Nir has worked in the video gaming and advertising industries where he learned, applied, and at times rejected, the techniques used to motivate and manipulate users. His writing helps companies create behaviors that benefit their users, while educating people on how to build healthful habits in their own lives. Nir graduated from Emory University and Stanford GSB.
Don't want to wait for our featured researcher talks to get posted? Come join us in person, we'd love to meet you! Local meetups are listed here: habitdesign.org.