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Jon Clifton

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Jon Clifton

CEO, Gallup
Jon Clifton

Jon Clifton is CEO of Gallup, the global analytics and advice firm. Mr. Clifton’s mission is to help organizations create thriving workplaces; put one billion people in touch with their strengths; and help 8 billion citizens be heard on their most pressing issues through the Gallup World Poll, a 100-year initiative spanning over 150 countries. Clifton has been with Gallup since 2008. He previously served as Global Managing Partner of the company’s worldwide consulting group — advising global leaders on how their organizations and countries can thrive using behavioral economics and analytics-based insights. Clifton’s 2022 book, Blind Spot: The Global Rise of Unhappiness and How Leaders Missed It, is a Wall Street Journal bestseller. Clifton has written for The Economist, Harvard Business Review and Fast Company. Clifton received a bachelor's degree in political science and history from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor in international law from the University of Nebraska. He is a nonresident senior fellow at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion and was awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Midland University and Western New England University.