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A Discussion On Founder Depression & Wellbeing, with Gabe Zichermann (Webinar)
May 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
According to a 2015 study by UCSF, 72% of entrepreneurs report mental health concerns, and founders are 30% more likely to experience depression than non-founders. With the long hours, astronomical expectations, and rollercoasters of emotion many entrepreneurs encounter, this will come as no surprise to many founders (but still not offer much solace). On this live and interactive webinar, we will discuss these issues with Gabe Zichermann, a 6X tech entrepreneur and author who has succumbed to these stresses himself, and believes most founders he has met have displayed mental or other extreme behavioral issues. Join us for a candid and open discussion where vulnerability, honesty, and openness around founder wellness will be encouraged.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Gabe Zichermann is an entrepreneur, author, public speaker, mentor and teacher. His 3 books and dozens of workshops on Gamification and Behavioral Design have set the standard in teaching how to build for engagement across many industries and countries. Gabe has co-founded 6 high-tech companies in his career, always at the forefront of emerging technologies such as gaming, artificial intelligence, machine learning and their interface to human behavior. His latest project focuses on the 4th Industrial Revolution and the Future of Work – a subject the AI-trained Zichermann holds near and dear to his heart. Gabe is a polyglot and frequent, expert keynoter with a culinary streak. Originally from Canada, he’s visited over 100 countries and counting and currently resides in Los Angeles. Learn more about Gabe at GabeZichermann.com.