James Hewitt is a performance scientist, speaker, and author. His projects focus on the relationships between well-being, working patterns and cognitive performance in knowledge workers. He has a particular interest in the influence of stress, sleep and emerging technologies on human well-being and productivity in the workplace.
James' work includes consulting for Formula 1 drivers and teams, advising Fortune 500 C-suite executives, and novel experiments to investigate sustainable high-performance in knowledge work, with some of the world's most demanding and top-performing organizations. In addition to his role as Chief Innovation Officer at Hintsa Performance, one of the world's leading human high-performance companies, James is an active researcher at Loughborough University, in England, ranked #1 in the world for Sport, Exercise and Health Science, by the QS World University Rankings.
James is an increasingly sought-after communicator and is consistently ranked among the top-speakers at the events he contributes to. He draws from cutting-edge studies, including his own original research with top-performing individuals and organizations. James has delivered keynotes and presentations at a wide range of events including the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, the Yahoo Global Sports Technology Awards, business conferences such as the Nordic Business Forum, where he was one of 12 speakers including former President Barack Obama, global technology conferences such as Slush, in Singapore, for International Business Schools such as IMD in Switzerland, scientific organizations such as the Royal Institution, regular media appearances, speeches and sessions for leadership teams and clients of numerous Fortune 500 companies.
Whether for keynotes, workshops or facilitation, leaders and event organizers choose James for his energy, inspirational perspectives and his experience in translating science into practical tactics and effective strategies to enhance wellbeing and performance at an individual and organizational level. You can read more about James' concepts and frameworks in his latest book, 'Exponential'