At ignite80, we offer leaders practical, evidence-based techniques for working smarter and empowering teams to produce their best work.
Our keynotes offer more than a charismatic speaker or a good story.
Our workshops are laser-focused on delivering actionable insights.
Overcome key obstacles and achieve goals that are vital to your success.
Meet Ron Friedman, Ph.D
Founder of ignite80
Ron Friedman, Ph.D., is an award-winning social psychologist who specializes in human motivation. His new book, The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace, has been described as “stunning,” “eye-opening,” and “a contemporary classic,” and praised by best-selling authors Daniel Pink, David Allen, Marshall Goldsmith, Susan Cain, and Adam Grant.
Dr. Friedman has served on the faculty of the University of Rochester, Nazareth College, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and has consulted for Fortune 500 companies, political leaders, and the world’s leading non-profits. Popular accounts of his research have appeared on NPR and in major newspapers, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, the Globe and Mail, The Guardian, as well as magazines such as Men’s Health, Shape, and Allure.
He is a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, CNN, Forbes, Fast Company, and Psychology Today.