Bestselling Author, Producer, & Social Innovator in Austin, Texas
Jonas Koffler is the New York Times and Los Angeles Times bestselling coauthor of HUSTLE: The Power to Charge Your Life with Money, Meaning, and Momentum (Rodale, Penguin Random House Books), which Fortune called “a must-read.” It has been published in more than 10 countries.
Jonas happily recovered from a near-death stroke in his 20s, and has committed to a life driven by curiosity and exploration, mindfulness and wellbeing. In his collaborative work and talks, he is focused on the ways we can enhance human potential and innovate around how we work, learn, live, relate and play.
Jonas regularly keynotes and leads workshops at Fortune 500 companies, for startups and industry groups, and at colleges and conferences such as SXSW, FestForums and the Future of Work, and at venues like The Wharton Club, on topics ranging from ambition and creativity to entrepreneurship, unconventional thinking and personal innovation, the power of empathy, storytelling, building conscious brands, and intentional workplaces.
His writing and work has been featured in outlets such as The New York Times, NPR, MarketPlace, FastCompany, Time, Yahoo! Finance, Fox News, Fortune, Self, Success Magazine, numerous interviews, and notable podcasts.
He has helped organizations in the education, entertainment, financial services, health and wellness, media, manufacturing, and real estate sectors enhance their culture and improve brand reputation and marketing. He has worked with C-level executives, management, and bestselling authors, and contributed to the books and speeches of numerous well-known international thought leaders.
A cofounder of Lada Labs and founding partner of Radical Wellness Inc., Jonas is co-host of the Mental Wellness Summit series, which tackles the challenge of improving mental health and community wellbeing while reducing lifestyle stress. As a producer, writer, and partner at Koffler Pictures, he has worked on narratives, documentary films, and branded content, and his work has touched the lives of people around the globe.
He is currently developing his next book and a new startup, along with a documentary on musicians, mental health and community..
He, his wife Laura, a wild animal veterinarian and journalist, and their daughter, Cosima, live in Austin and New York.