Vanessa Van Edwards is a published author and behavioral investigator. Her innovative work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, CNN, and the Today Show. She writes columns for the Huffington Post, CNN, Fast Company, and Forbes. Vanessa explores the latest neuroscience, behavioral economics and psychology research of leadership. Most importantly, Vanessa will turn the science into practical tips. No matter what industry you are in, what kinds of people you deal with or what you do, everyone should know how to be more of a leader.
As a professional people watcher, Vanessa researchers, speaks and writes about cracking the code of interesting human behavior. Vanessa’s groundbreaking keynotes and workshops teach individuals how to succeed in business and life by understanding the hidden dynamics of people. Her specialty is human lie detection and body language in business.
She is also a sought-after corporate consultant and has used her research to consult for numerous Fortune 500 companies like American Express and Symantec Corporation. Vanessa has spoken to groups across the globe from the stage at the Consumer Electronic Show to presenting research at MIT.
Her goal is to give attendees a completely new look at human behavior. From body language to brain patterns Vanessa will review the latest leadership, communication and personality strengths and strategies and how to apply them in your life.
Vanessa graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emory University in 2007 and is SETT certified with Dr. Paul Ekman, SUBx certified, is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and certified in Statement Analysis.