Jean Gomes – Keynote Speaker

New York Times bestselling author and trusted advisor to CEOs and leaders

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Specialist Subjects

  • How to Build Mindsets for the Future
  • Sustainable Wellbeing
  • Embracing a non-Linear World
  • Building More Human Organisations
  • Creating More Human Teams
  • Being a More Human Leader


  • English


Jean Gomes is a New York Times bestselling author and trusted advisor to CEOs and leaders. His research and practice centres on creating More Human organisations, harnessing the latest findings in neuroscience and experimental psychology. In his most recent book, Leading in a Non-Linear world, he explores a new approach to embracing uncertainty by building mindsets for the future. The team at his research-based consultancy, Outside, works with a community of scientists to develop simple and powerful strategies to transform wellbeing, leadership, and organisational agility. He is co-host of the popular podcast, The Evolving Leader.

Jean has lectured at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, INSEAD’s LEAP leadership programme and The Henley Business School. His clients include: Google, BBVA, Nike, Coca-Cola, Condé Nast, eBay, GE, Microsoft, IMI, Halma, Sky, Pfizer, Sony, Schneider Electric, The Bank of England, Standard Life Investments, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, BMW, Warner Music, TikTok and Toyota.

With over 30 years’ experience, Jean has coached over 100 CEOs and senior leaders. He has worked extensively in elite sport including being a performance coach to the board of the Women’s Tennis Association, helping to create a new leadership strategy for the British Olympic community over the past two Olympic cycles and coaches the leadership of the Lawn Tennis Association. In 2020, he worked with leadership of the Wimbledon Championships to develop their future strategy. Other sports clients include various Olympic teams and Manchester City Football Club.

Jean Gomes co-authored the New York Times bestseller, The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working, with Tony Schwartz. In 1997, Jean co-founded the think tank, HumanITy, a UK charity that advised government and NGOs on issues of social exclusion and technology for over 20 years.

Popular Talks by Jean Gomes

How to Build Mindsets for the Future

Harnessing the new science of feeling, thinking, and seeing.

Sustainable Wellbeing

Create a more human mindset.

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