NYU Stern Leadership Development Speaker Series presents Chade-Meng Tan
During this event, Meng will discuss what his journey to date has been, the relevance of mindfulness in business and leadership, how & why companies and leaders are incorporating mindful practices and the impact it has on the organization and individual.
ChadeMeng Tan (Meng) is a Google pioneer, awardwinning engineer, international bestselling author, thought leader and philanthropist whose work has received 7 nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize. He retired from Google as its Jolly Good Fellow at the age of 45. He is cochair of One Billion Acts of Peace and chairman of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute.
At Google, Meng led the creation of a groundbreaking mindfulness based emotional intelligence course called Search Inside Yourself, which was featured on the front page of the Sunday Business section of the New York Times. Search Inside Yourself is also the title of Meng's New York Times bestselling book which has been endorsed by world leaders such as President Carter of the United States, business leaders such as Eric Schmidt of Google and John Mackey of Whole Foods Markets, and spiritual leaders such as the Dalai Lama. Meng hopes Search Inside Yourself will eventually contribute to world peace in a meaningful way.
Meng delivered a TED talk on compassion at the United Nations and spoke at the White House about the development of kindness. His personal motto is, "Life is too important to be taken seriously".
Meng hopes to see every workplace in the world become a drinking fountain for happiness and enlightenment.