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Rachel Botsman

World Renowned Trust Expert, Leadership Speaker, Author, Host of the Podcast "Rethink Moments"

Her TED talks have been viewed more than five million times and audiences consistently rate her as the top keynote speaker at global events and conferences. By forming an immediate — and lasting — connection with those in the room, Rachel’s presentations resonate long after the final word.

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How can you unlock the power of trust?Key themes: Capability, Character, Transparency

What are the core ingredients of a trusting culture?Key themes: Diversity, Integrity, Humility

How can trust enable us to create something new or different?Key themes: Risk, Growth, Change

Trust is both the foundation and the result of a strong culture. But, with hybrid work here to stay, it has never been more challenging to keep individuals and teams connected, engaged, and aligned with company values. Rachel is helping leaders navigate shifting power dynamics and employee expectations through the lens of trust.

Leading through uncertainty is a skill set and mindset many leaders need to develop. It requires rethinking the capabilities and character of a ‘strong’ and ‘confident’ leader. Rachel has been researching and teaching related themes on the connection between trust and doubthumility and ‘why comfortable cultures are a bad idea.’


Rachel Botsman has lived on four continents, given three celebrated TED talks, written two critically acclaimed books, and created Oxford University’s first course on trust in the digital world at the Saïd Business School.

Her books have been translated into 14 languages. What’s Mine is Yours predicted the rise of the ‘sharing economy’, and was hailed by TIME Magazine as one of “10 Ideas that Will Change the World.”

Who Can You Trust? explores the profound ways trust is shifting; it was praised by Adam Grant, Marc Benioff, Sherry Turkle, and was named one of the best books of the year by WIRED.

Rachel is a regular contributor to The GuardianFinancial TimesThe New York TimesWIRED, and Harvard Business Review. She is host of the podcast Rethink Moments and the BBC series Money, Money, Money.

She is a world-renowned speaker, known for her clear insights and warm storytelling. Past clients have included Salesforce, Goldman Sachs, the World Business Forum, Aspen Ideas Festival, Adobe, and Snapchat.


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