Danielle Krettek Cobb

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Founder, Google Empathy Lab

Danielle Krettek Cobb founded Google Empathy Lab in 2015 out of a desire to create humane, enlivening technology informed by empathy, resilience and wisdom of the heart. The Lab’s work is inspired by natural patterns of interconnected flourishing and universal systems of being. Danielle has pioneered unconventional explorations with scientific and cultural partners, notably NASA’s JPL, UC Berkeley’s Social Interaction Laboratory, the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, Stanford’s Motivation Lab, Brené Brown, Geoff McFetridge, Ram Dass and Roshi Joan Halifax. 

Danielle’s globally award-winning work spans the fields of design, technology, film and social impact. For over 20 years, she has brought vibrant humanity and creativity to Nike, Apple and Google. She lectures at Stanford and is an inspiring, sought-after speaker who has been invited to address audiences at Sundance, Wisdom 2.0, Forbes, O’Reilly, MIT, Harvard, Semipermanent, C2 and SXSW. Her work has been featured in TIMEVICEThe New York Times and New York Magazine, and on NBC and ABC.