Ori Brafman is one of the founders of Vegan Action in 1994. Today, Ori is a New York Times bestselling author, founder and president of the Starfish Leadership and the co-founder of the Fully Charged Institute. He specializes in conflict resolution and he has a focus on non-violence which he promotes to those of society and higher leaders.
Ori is a Distinguished Teaching Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business where he lectures on improvisational leadership and the ethical use of artificial intelligence. He leads a strategic broadening seminar between UC Berkeley and the U.S. Army and created a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Haas School of Business and the U.S. military’s National Defense University. His continued work on bridging the military/civilian divide is focused on the national security threat created by the growing mistrust and misunderstanding between Silicon Valley and the Department of Defense.
He holds a BA in Peace and Conflict from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He resides in San Francisco, California.