AALL President Temple University Law School Library, Pennsylvania
Following a childhood brain injury that left him learning challenged, Jim Kwik created strategies to dramatically enhance his mental performance. He has since dedicated his life to helping others unleash their true potential and brainpower to learn faster and to live a life with a greater sense of power, productivity, and purpose. Now the founder of Kwik Learning, he is a widely recognized expert in speed-reading, memory improvement, brain performance, and accelerated learning. He is also the founder and curator of “SuperheroYou—Change Your Brain, Change the World,” an annual learning conference featuring a handpicked all-star faculty and audience of dynamic thinkers, doers, and dreamers.
For two decades Kwik has served as the mental coach to students, entrepreneurs, and educators, as well as an advisor to many of the world’s leading CEOs and celebrities. His online courses are used by students in more than 100 countries. His cutting-edge techniques, entertaining presentation style, and impressive brainpower feats have made him a frequent and highly sought-after trainer for organizations including Virgin, Nike, Zappos, SpaceX, GE, Fox Studios, NYU, Harvard, and Singularity University. Kwik has shared the stage with global leaders such as Sir Richard Branson and the Dalai Lama. His work has been featured in worldwide media, including The New York Times bestselling book, Use Your Brain to Change Your Age.