Dr. Alan Wallace is the founder and president of Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies, California, USA. He is an internationally renowned author, meditation teacher and scientist. Having devoted fourteen years to training as a Tibetan Buddhist monk ordained by H. H. the Dalai Lama, Alan Wallace continually seeks innovative ways to integrate contemplative practices with Western science to advance the study of the mind. Dr. Alan Wallace has edited translated, authored, and contributed to more than thirty books. His most recent books include the following: Four Applications of Mindfulness (2011), Mind in the Balance (2009), Hidden Dimension (2009), The Four Immeasurables: Cultivating a Boundless Heart (2004). Alan Wallace Suomeksi (pdf).
Rasmus Hougaard is a leading authority on Mind Management in Corporations and speaker at international conferences. He is the Founder and Managing Director of The Potential Project and developer of the Corporate-Based Mindfulness Training Program. In 2009, after 5 years of intense research, he launched The Potential Project with top executives, scientists and authorities in mind training. Rasmus has trained top-leaders and employees in mindfulness in companies like Sony Corporation, General Electric, Novo Nordisk and many more. Rasmus has also personally trained 40 trainers in 18 countries who now provide corporate based mindfulness programs around the globe. He strongly believes in living life to the full and practices mindfulness and kindness in all his roles.
Jeremy Hunter, PhD is Assistant Professor of Practice at the Peter F. Drucker School of Management in Claremont, CA where he has been affiliated since 1999. For a decade, he has taught mindfulness-based courses to MBAs and Executive Management students and has been voted Professor of the Year three times. He is Senior Curriculum Fellow at the Southern California Leadership Network where he teaches The Internal Dynamics of Leadership in the Network’s Civic Leadership Fellows Programs. He also co-founded the Quality of Life Research Center with Jeanne Nakamura and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi in 1999 at the Drucker School, where he served as one of the Center’s Research Directors until 2004.