Mo Gawdat

Former Chief Business Officer Google (X)

Mo Gawdat is the former Chief Business Officer for Google [X], a serial entrepreneur and author of 'Solve for Happy'. Mo has an impressive, combined career of 27 years, starting at IBM Egypt as a Systems Engineer before moving to a sales role in the government sector.

"The gravity of the battle means nothing to those at peace"

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  • Happiness
  • AI and Technology
  • Stress and Mental Health
  • Technology


He presents in English.

How he presents

Engaging and intelligent, Mo's incredible career during the most difficult of circumstances make him a renowned and much sought after speaker at a variety of events.

Books & Media

  • 3Podcast: Slo Mo - A Podcast with Mo Gawdat
  • That Little Voice in Your Head
  • Solve for Happy: ‪Engineering Your Path to Joy‬‬‬

In Detail

Through his 12-year research on the topic of happiness, Mo created an algorithm and a repeatable well engineered model to reach a state of uninterrupted happiness regardless of the circumstances of life. Mo?s happiness model proved highly effective. And, in 2014, was put to the ultimate test when Mo lost his son Ali to preventable medical error during a simple surgical procedure. ?Solve For Happy? is the pillar for a mission Mo has committed to as his personal moon-shot, a mission to deliver his happiness message to one billion people around the world.


Mo Gawdat shares his valuable knowledge of innovation and the changing fundamentals of business in every field and country globally. His also tells the story of his personal journey to find happiness through "the happiness equation." His goal is to share these principles more widely and further the cause of happiness wherever he can."



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