Speaking Requests

Robert J. Waldinger, M.D.

Robert J. Waldinger, M.D.

Author of one of the most viewed TED talks of all time, Dr. Waldinger is the founder and Executive Director of the Lifespan Research Foundation. A psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and Zen priest, Dr. Waldinger is an expert on the tenets of human thriving, developed by leading the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest-running studies of adult life ever conducted and one that holds powerful insights into health, happiness, and fulfillment.


Simply put, good relationships keep us happy and healthy.

Robert J. Waldinger, M.D.


Speaking Engagements

Bob is a highly popular speaker who entertains and engages audiences all over the world. His 2015 TED Talk is one of the most-watched of all time, with global viewers estimated at more than 100 million. Many viewers have asked for more information and guidance about how to apply the findings to their own lives.

If you would like to learn more about how Bob can help you or your organization as a speaker or panelist, please fill out the speaker request form here and we will get back to you soon.

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