About Eduardo

Eduardo Briceño is a global keynote speaker, facilitator, and guide supporting leaders cultivating growth mindset cultures. Prior to that he was the CEO of Mindset Works, the pioneer in growth mindset development services, which he cofounded in 2007 with Stanford professor Carol Dweck, Lisa Blackwell, and others, and led for over a decade. Before that he was a technology investor with Credit Suisse’s venture capital arm the Sprout Group and served on several for-profit and non-profit boards.

Eduardo’s TEDx talk on growth mindset and TED Talk on the Learning Zone and the Performance Zone have each been viewed by millions. He is a Pahara-Aspen Fellow, a member of the Aspen Institute’s Global Leadership Network, and an inductee in the Happiness Hall of Fame.

Eduardo grew up in Caracas, Venezuela. He holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an MBA and M.A. in education from Stanford University. Most importantly, he continues to enjoy lifelong learning every day.

Selected publications:

Briceño, E. (2017). Learning and performance: how to help students get in the zone. The Guardian.

Briceño, E. & Young, D. (2017). A growth mindset for law school success. American Bar Association.

Briceño, E. (2017). Growth mindset for a more empathetic and collaborative world. Mindset Works.

Briceño, E. (2015). Growth Mindset: Clearing up Some Common Confusions. KQED MindShift.

Briceño, E. (2015). Mistakes are not all created equal. MindsetWorks.com.

Briceño, E. (2015). Growth Mindset and Testing: What We Can Learn From The Hunger Games. Scholastic.

Briceño, E. (2015). Growth Mindset Parenting. Getting Smart and The Huffington Post.

Briceño, E. (2014). Counted or not, doing what counts in competency-based education. CompetencyWorks.org.

Briceño, E. (2013). Mindsets and student agency. Unboxed: A Journal of Adult Learning in Schools , 10(1), 107-115.

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