Anna Akbari, PhD

Sociologist, Entrepreneur, Writer

Anna Akbari, PhD, is a sociologist, writer, and entrepreneur. She is the founder of Sociology of Style, an image and life coaching company, and a partner in HVCK, a Silicon Valley innovation consultancy. A former professor at New York University and Parsons School of Design, she is a frequent public speaker at conferences and for corporations and has written for and been featured by Forbes, CNN, The Atlantic, The Economist, The Financial Times, TED, Bulletproof Executive, New York Observer, DailyWorth, and dozens more. Her new book, Startup Your Life: Hustle and Hack Your Way To Happiness, is on shelves Dec. 27th. Preorder your copy today: