Mo Gawdat – Former Business Officer, Google X

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Former Chief Business Officer of Google [X]

Host of Slo Mo: A Podcast with Mo Gawdat

Bestselling author of Solve for Happy (2017)

Bestselling author of Scary Smart (2021)

Author of That Little Voice in Your Head (2022)

Founder of One Billion Happy


After a 30 year career in tech and serving as Chief Business Officer at Google [X], Google’s ‘moonshot factory’ of innovation, Mo has made happiness his primary topic of research, diving deeply into literature and conversing on the topic with some of the wisest people in the world.

In 2014, motivated by the tragic loss of his son, Ali, Mo began pouring his findings into his international bestselling book, Solve for Happy: Engineer Your Path to Joy.

His mission to help one billion people become happier, #OneBillionHappy, is his moonshot attempt to honor Ali by spreading the message that happiness can be learned and shared to one billion people.

In 2020, Mo launched his chart-topping podcast, Slo Mo: A Podcast with Mo Gawdat, a weekly series of extraordinary interviews that explores the profound questions and obstacles we all face in the pursuit of purpose and happiness in our lives.

In 2021, he published Scary Smart: The Future of Artificial Intelligence and How You Can Save Our World, a crucial roadmap for humanity’s co-existence with Artificial Intelligence.

That Little Voice in Your Head, a practical manual on how to retrain our brains for optimal joy, was released in spring 2022.

That Little Voice in Your Head: Adjust the Code That Runs Your Brain

by Mo Gawdat

That Little Voice in Your Head is the practical application of Solve for Happy.
In this guide, Mo reveals how we can achieve personal happiness through optimizing our thinking, turning our greed into generosity, our apathy into compassion, and investing in our own happiness.