Maria Konnikova

Maria Konnikova | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Maria Konnikova | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Best-Selling Author, Psychologist, Poker Player And Game Theory Expert
New York
Learn the art of critical thinking, psychology, and strategic decision-making with Maria Konnikova, speaker, author, journalist, psychologist, and professional poker player.
Send us a Request
Exit
Maria Konnikova | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Maria Konnikova | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Get in touch now to Book Maria Konnikova
Email Icon
Email hello@getapeptalk.com
Message Icon
Send a chat message

Maria Konnikova | Speaker Biography

New York Times Bestselling Author
International Poker Champion
Award-Winning Contributor to The New Yorker

Maria Konnikova is a shining light — with achievements in a wide range of fields. She's a New York Times bestselling author, a journalist, a psychologist, and a professional poker player. Her first book, "The Confidence Game," was a commercial hit and won the 2016 Robert P. Balles Prize in Critical Thinking. Her next book, "Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes," also received critical acclaim. 

However, Maria's most notable work is "The Biggest Bluff." While researching for this book, she immersed herself in poker and became an international poker champion, earning over $300,000. This exciting journey adds a unique layer to her diverse career. 

Additionally, Maria contributes to The New Yorker, where her work has earned her the 2019 Excellence in Science Journalism Award from the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, underscoring her skill in communicating complex ideas and engaging readers effectively.

Why Should You Book Maria Konnikova?

Maria brings a unique blend of psychology, storytelling, and real-world poker championship experience to the table, offering unparalleled insights into decision-making, risk assessment, and the art of reading people. Her engaging talks, backed by her award-winning writing and research, can inspire your team to think more critically and creatively. Booking Maria as a speaker will not only motivate your team but also equip them with practical strategies to navigate the complexities of business and life with confidence and skill.

Featured Videos

Get a

Quote

Check availability and fees for Maria Konnikova.

Share your details via the form and we’ll get back to you within an hour.

Alternatively you can email on hello@getapeptalk.com, call on +44 (0)203 835 2929 or chat live to our team.

Chat Now
Similar Experts

Trusted by companies you know

EY
Oracle
Capgemini
Astrazeneca
MoetHennessy
HSBC
BT
SocieteGenerale
Fujitsu
Estee Lauder
Qualtrics
Coca-Cola
Mercedes-Benz
Publicis Groupe
Santander
Kingfisher
Domestic & General
Mayer Brown

Trusted by companies you know

EY
Vodafone
Starbucks
MoetHennessy
HSBC
Kleinworth Hambros
Kingfisher
Capgemini
JM
Publicis Groupe
Oracle