Steven Kotler

Director of Research

Key Facts

New York Times bestselling author.

Cofounder of Creating Equilibrium.

Biography

Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author, and award-winning journalist and the Cofounder and Director of Research of the Flow Genome Project. Steven's work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including The New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, Forbes, Wired and TIME. He also appears frequently on television and radio, and lectures widely on human performance, disruptive technology and radical innovation.

Steven is also the cofounder of Creating Equilibrium, a conference/concert/innovation accelerator focused on solving critical environmental challenges, and, alongside his wife, author Joy Nicholson, Steven is the cofounder of Rancho de Chihuahua, a hospice care/special needs care dog sanctuary in the mountains of Northern New Mexico.

He has a BA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and an MA from Johns Hopkins University and, whenever possible, can be found hurling himself down mountains at high speeds.