Why Be Brilliant Academy?

  • Specially designed for you the High Achiever by High Achievers

    We know the lifestyle of a busy High Achiever, so our courses are actionable and its insights easy to implement instantly.

  • Learn where and how it fits you

    Our courses are available on multiple devices on-demand and accessible when or where it suits you.

  • Grow both personally and professionally

    Regardless of where you are in your career, this is for you, who are committed to lifelong learning and to excel in each stage of your career.

  • Bridging the gap between what science knows and what business does

    Each actionable course has its foundation in behavioral science, positive psychology, and extensive expert experience.

  • Connect with fellow High Achievers

    We aim to be the champion of all High Achievers out there. Every High Achiever joining one of our course is invited to be a part of our community and continue the learning experience.

  • We believe in empowering individuals to reach their full potential

    With our courses, achievement and performance coaching, and our community, we will always be there to support you achieving greatness.

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Therese Gedda – Keynote Speaker, Achievement and Performance Coach, Award-Winning Entrepreneur

Therese Gedda is the Founder and CEO of 30minMBA, a company re-imagining the workplace to enable the Future of Work starting with culture. Beyond running the award-winning company, Therese is a seasoned international Keynote Speaker on topics including Future of Work, business culture, workplace engagement, entrepreneurship, design thinking, and the entrepreneurial mindset. For over 15 years, she has inspired tens of thousands of people all over the world including New York, Toronto, San Francisco, Boston, Venice, Lisbon, London, Paris, Dublin, Stockholm, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Helsinki, and in the Bay Area.

At the age of 17, Therese started her first management consulting company, and over the last 15 years, she has supported thousands of founders, management teams and executives. At the age of 21, she became a guest lecturer at Stockholm School of Economics and The Royal Institute of Technology. Therese holds a Master of Science in Business and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics and has been awarded Sweden’s largest prize for innovators in memory of Alfred Nobel.

In 2016, Therese was included in the Nordic 100 list, which recognizes the most influential individuals having an impact on the tech and startup communities in the Nordics. In May 2018, Therese founded Be Brilliant Academy to provide actionable, on-demand courses that support high achievers to thrive personally and professionally.

Today, Therese is advising leading companies worldwide in re-designing their culture. She also works as a Performance and Achievement Coach to Founders and C-level executives globally to excel as high achievers. Additionally, Therése spends a significant amount of her time traveling as she frequently is invited to speak about The Future of Work at conferences all over Europe and North America.

When she is not on stage, connecting people or running startups, she is passionate about training and motivating others as a fitness instructor.

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Endorsements

“Therése has the ability to create magic – constantly, it seems. With loads of creativity and determination, Therese has demonstrated a remarkable ability to create exceptional value and media attention from limited resources. She is a phenomenal startup CEO, an incredible leader and she has an amazing passion for empowering individuals to reach their fullest potential. I'm proud to vouch for her, because I've seen from the inside how she works and what she does to always deliver - both on stage as a keynote speaker and behind-the-scenes in business. Therése is extremely talented across the board and with her determination, no industry is safe from disruption.”

– Tony Friede, Investment Manager at VINNOVA

“Being a strategic advisor of 30minMBA, I have had the great opportunity of working together with Therese. She is an amazing person and an exceptional leader who has built several companies from scratch. She started her entrepreneurial journey as a 17-year-old, founding a management consultancy company successfully working with startups and fast-growing firms for over a decade. With almost 15 years as a founder and keynote speaker, she is one of the most talented individuals I have ever met. Therese has a great passion for entrepreneurship with a remarkable degree of commitment to her projects. The dedication to getting things done, the passion for challenging the status quo and empowering people to greatness, makes her an extraordinary inspiration for myself and other founders.”

– Anneli Viklund, Innovation Expert at ALMI

“Therése is an extraordinary entrepreneur and international motivational speaker. A conductor of energy and magnetism, she engages audiences through her passionate performances, providing audiences with immediate and actionable insights. Combining her background in elite fitness and her extensive professional experience, Therése has motivated people all over the world to reach their goals in both their personal and professional lives.”

– Stefan Engeseth, Guest Professor and, Author

“Highly driven, goal-focused and with an extraordinary degree of commitment to her projects. She can handle the grit of being an entrepreneur – not being someone to quit or easily doubt her ideas or vision. She wants to bring about change and engages the people around her in her ideas. She is also an advocate of entrepreneurship and has helped countless people on their path to building their business. I count her among the most inspirational and brilliant people I have the fortune to know.”

– Jakob Persson, Co-founder and, CKO at NodeOne

“Therése is an extraordinary individual with a great drive. She has an exceptional ability to quickly grasp new information and converting it into concrete actions. She is also an exceptional facilitator and contributor: sharing her extensive knowledge with high energy and charisma, paired with professionalism and a genuine interest in making individuals excel. Therése is truly phenomenal at empowering people.”

– Annelie Sule, Innovation and Business Development Manager at Umbilical Design

“Therese is a very talented, sharp and competent professional who is extremely passionate about her work and making a difference. She has acquired immense knowledge through her experience as a serial entrepreneur and international speaker.”

– Jonas Almeling, Regional Director Nordics & Northern Europe of Startup Grind

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