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Sean Young

A behavioural psychologist, medical school professor, best-selling author and innovator

Sean Young: Biography highlights

Sean Young is a behavioural psychologist and award-winning author of the #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling book “Stick with It”. He is also the Executive Director of the University of California Institute for Prediction Technology.

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Sean Young’s background

As a speaker, he engages with his audience offering insights to show that it’s possible to overcome problem behaviour forever.

He is the Executive Director of the University of California Institute for Prediction Technology, the UCLA Center for Digital Behavior, a Medical School Professor with the UCLA Department of Family Medicine, and the #1 Wall Street Journal and National Best-Selling author of “Stick With It”.

He has a PhD in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Health Services Research from Stanford University.

He has worked in technology and user behaviour and human factors at NASA Ames Research Center and Cisco Systems, and taught at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

He has consulted with many organisations and start-ups. Sean is an internationally-recognised speaker, having presented at forums including the European Parliament, mHealth Conference, World Congress, as well as corporations, academic institutions and organisations.

Sean studies digital behaviour and prediction technology, or how and why people use social media, mobile apps, and wearable devices. He helps people and businesses apply this knowledge to predict what people will do in the future and to change what they will do in the future.

His blog called interviews experts in areas related to behaviour to teach people how to improve their lives and work.



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The Scientific Process For Changing Your Life | Sean Young | Talks at Google
The Scientific Process For Changing Your Life | Sean Young | Talks at Google
Columbus Public Library

The Book Talk was uplifting. The message conveyed, challenged all present to complete whatever is undertaken, paired with the behaviour and relationship with each other because these factors greatly influence the outcome.'

Sandra Chambers
City Harvest

'Thank you for including us as a stop on the book tour. City Harvest is committed to the professional development of our staff and it was wonderful to have the opportunity to hear directly from Dr Young about his research and recommendations for how we can take steps to improve our lives. We were also delighted to hear about his experience in food rescue, the hunger relief model that City Harvest pioneered.'

Rebecca Fontes
Business Partnerships Director
Seoul Economic Daily

'I'm the CEO of Seoul Economic Daily (the Korean Wall Street Journal) and oversee the Seoul Forum. The Seoul Forum is a global business forum which Seoul Economic Daily, the first economic newspaper in South Korea, established in 1960. Seoul Forum has held annually and searched for the innovative technologies and sciences solutions for Korea economy in a time of structural transition and sustainable development strategies for the global economy. I invited Dr Young as a keynote speaker to the Seoul Forum in Korea in May 2016 to inspire a crowd of thousands of global business executives and entrepreneurs about the future of medicine and technology. Dr Young's speech was highly engaging and inspiring. There were approximately 50 other speakers at the event, including other New York Times Bestselling authors and entrepreneurs, and his was one of or the best speech of all! He is charismatic and has an amazing ability to explain and get people excited about science and psychology. We look forward to inviting him back to future events.'

Min Lee

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