John Perkins learned the power of perception to change reality from shamans, UFO journeying, and as a corporate Chief Economist. His New York Times bestselling books Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, Shapeshifting and others are printed in 33 languages. He advises heads of state, CEOs, and keynotes at conferences and media events around the world.
John is a founder of The Pachamama Alliance, the non-profit organizations devoted to establishing a world that future generations will want to inherit. He has lectured at Harvard, Oxford, and more than 50 other universities around the world, and is the author of books on indigenous cultures and transformation.
He has been featured on ABC, NBC, CNN, CNBC, NPR, A&E, the History Channel, Time magazine, the New York Times, The Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Der Spiegel, and many other publications, as well as in numerous documentaries including The End Of Poverty, Zeitgeist Addendum, and Apology of an Economic Hit Man. He was awarded the Lennon Ono Grant for Peace in 2012, and the Rainforest Action Network Challenging Business As Usual Award in 2006.