“Happier people are more successful, more creative, energetic, resilient...

…They work better together. They absorb more information. They have more tools in their tool belt to help them handle whatever life throws them. They are healthier, they live longer — and they show up fully at work more often.” – Scott Crabtree

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Scott Crabtree, CEO & Chief Happiness Officer,
Speaker and Facilitator, Executive Coach

As the Founder and Chief Happiness Officer at Happy Brain Science, Scott Crabtree empowers individuals and organizations to apply findings from cutting-edge neuroscience and psychology to boost productivity and happiness at work.

Scott’s audiences range from intimate groups of five CEOs to groups of thousands at conferences. Recent clients include Microsoft, Bose, Blizzard Entertainment, Dreamworks, Boeing and Nike. His insights have been quoted in First Round Review, Fast Company, Inc., InfoWorld, Fortune, and VentureBeat among other publications.

In his 25-year career, Scott has served as a leader in game development and software engineering. He’s founded startups and worked at a variety of technology companies large and small. In early 2012, he resigned his position as Tech Strategist at Intel to pursue his passion full time: helping people apply science to be happier and more successful.

Scott holds a B.A. in Cognitive Science from Vassar College.

When he is not immersed in scientific data, he loves spending time with his wife and two young daughters, especially in nature, and also enjoys playing with his band. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Ayla Lewis, Chief Operating Officer,
Speaker and Facilitator

An expert in utilizing systems and strategies, Ayla thrives on working with individuals and organizations to maximize their success. As a certified teacher with two education degrees, she is adept at guiding clients through a process of learning and application.

Her experience includes helping organizations increase their outreach and impact, mediating department mergers, and instituting systems to increase purpose and productivity. Whether co-presenting or on her own, Ayla resonates with audiences in interactive workshops that help people get the best from their brains.

Ayla helps others live happier, healthier lives. Her current favorite authors are George Seldes, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Dr. Daniel J. Siegel and Napoleon Hill.

“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and to endure the betrayal of false friends. To appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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