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About Jon

Jon Clifton is CEO of Gallup, the global analytics and advice firm. Mr. Clifton's mission is to help organizations create thriving workplaces; put 1 billion people in touch with their strengths; and help 8 billion citizens be heard on their most pressing issues through the Gallup World Poll, a 100-year initiative spanning over 150 countries.

Clifton has been with Gallup since 2008. He previously served as Global Managing Partner of the company's worldwide consulting group -- advising global leaders on how their organizations and countries can thrive using behavioral economics and analytics-based insights.

Clifton's 2022 book, Blind Spot: The Global Rise of Unhappiness and How Leaders Missed It, is a Wall Street Journal bestseller. Clifton serves on the boards of directors for Gallup and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. He has also served on the boards of Meridian International, Streetwise Partners and the International Business Advisory Board at the University of Nebraska.

Clifton received a bachelor's degree in political science and history from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor in international law from the University of Nebraska. He is nonresident senior fellow at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion and was awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Midland University.

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Areas of Expertise

Global Polling & Research, U.S. Polling & Research, Leadership & Management

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