Eduardo Briceño is a learner, leader, speaker and writer devoted to enabling a more learning-oriented world.

Why you should listen

Eduardo Briceño leads Mindset Works, which helps people develop as motivated and effective learners through training and resources to foster growth mindset beliefs and behaviors. He co-founded Mindset Works in 2007 with the foremost growth mindset researcher, Carol Dweck Ph.D., and education expert Lisa Blackwell Ph.D. Prior to his current role, Briceño was a Principal at the Sprout Group, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley, where he was part of the technology investment team.

Briceño regularly speaks at national and international conferences and events, as well as at companies and learning institutions. His first TEDx Talk, "The power of belief," is widely used to train teachers, students and professionals on growth mindset beliefs and behaviors, and his TED Talk, "How to get better at the things you care about," differentiates performance vs. improvement behaviors. He has been quoted and featured in prominent media, such as Education Week, NPR, The Huffington Post, KQED MindShift and EdSurge.

Briceño grew up in Caracas, Venezuela, before moving to the US when he was in high school. He now lives with his wife in San Jose, California. He holds Bachelor's degrees in economics and engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an MBA and an MAin Education from Stanford University. Most important, he continues to enjoy lifelong learning every day.

Eduardo Briceño’s TED talk