Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist, and the executive director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance. Kotler is the author of nine bestsellers and a total of 13 books. His work has been nominated for two Pulitzer Prizes, translated into over 40 languages, and appeared in over 100 publications – including the New York Times Magazine, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Wall Street Journal, TIME and the Harvard Business Review. In his role as founder and executive director of the Flow Research Collective, he leads the research and training organization committed to understanding the science behind ultimate human performance to optimize productivity for individuals and businesses.