David Burkus is a best-selling author, a sought after speaker, and associate professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University for over 10 years. The bestselling author of three books, Burkus’ latest work Friend Of A Friend, explores the science of how networks and relationships drive business—both inside and outside of the organization. By blending the most current research in psychology, sociology, economics, and network science, Burkus offers a fresh perspective on how to improve our networks and build key connections.
By making cutting-edge organizational research accessible and applicable, Burkus pushes audiences to reconsider how they work both individually and in teams and unlocks the methods top performers use to thrive at work and in life. Burkus’ writings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, USAToday, Fast Company, and more. He’s been interviewed by NPR, the BBC, CNN, and CBS This Morning. Since 2017, Burkus has been ranked as one of the world’s top business thought leaders by Thinkers50.
Dr. Burkus has a Masters' in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Oklahoma and received his doctorate from Regent University.
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