Heidi Hanna, PhD
As an experienced speaker, Dr. Heidi Hanna has been featured at many national and global conferences, including the Fortune Magazine Most Powerful Women in Business Summit, ESPN Women’s Leadership Summit, and the Million Dollar Round Table. She is the founder and Chief Energy Officer of SYNERGY Brain Fitness, a consulting company providing brain-based health and performance programs for organizations, a Founding Partner of The Academy for Brain Health and Performance, and a Fellow with the American Institute of Stress. She is also a National Board Member for The Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor and a Certified Humor Professional, although she won’t admit she’s funny.
Dr. Hanna is currently completing her second Ph.D. at Pepperdine University in Global Leadership and Change, researching integrative neuroscience applications for organizational resilience.
Dr. Hanna’s publications include the NY Times bestseller The SHARP Solution: A Brain-Based Approach for Optimal Performance (Wiley, Feb 2013), Stressaholic: 5 Steps to Transform Your Relationship With Stress (Wiley, Jan 2014) and Recharge: 5 Shifts to Energize Your Life (Synergy, 2015).
Dr. Hanna holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Penn State University, where she competed on the Big 10 softball team and received academic All-American honors. She holds a master’s degree in mental health counseling and a Ph.D. degree in holistic nutrition. Clients have included Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo, Cisco, Dell, Intel, Boeing, Proctor & Gamble, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, ESPN and Starbucks, the NFL and PGA Tour as well as professional and amateur athletes.
For more information and sample speaker videos, please visit www.heidihanna.com.
Dr. Heidi Hanna is the Chief Energy Officer of Synergy Brain Fitness, a company providing brain-based health and performance programs to individuals and organizations, and a Fellow and Advisory Board Member for the American Institute of Stress. Dr. Heidi has been an instructor at Harvard and a regular lecturer at Canyon Ranch Resort and Spa. She is a NY Times bestselling author who has written seven books, including The Sharp Solution, Stressaholic, Recharge and What’s So Funny About Stress?
Dr. Heidi has been featured at many global conferences including the Fortune Magazine Most Powerful Women in Business Summit, ESPN Leadership Summit and the Million Dollar Round Table. Her clients have included Google, Starbucks, Microsoft, Principal Insurance, Morgan Stanley, Ameriprise and WD40 as well as the PGA Tour and the National Football League. Dr. Heidi is also a Certified Humor Professional with the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor although she won’t admit she’s funny.