Alexander is the founder and Chief Happiness Officer of Woohoo inc and one of the world’s leading experts on happiness at work. He is an author and speaker, presenting and conducting workshops on happiness at work at businesses and conferences in almost 50 countries. His clients include companies like Hilton, Microsoft, IKEA, Shell, HP and IBM.
Alex is also co-founder of Heartcount, the best damn tool for measuring employee happiness.
Alex on stage in Santiago, Chile
Alex has a masters degree in computer science from The University of Southern Denmark, and was a co-founder of the Danish IT company Enterprise Systems.
Alex is the author of 5 books including the international bestseller Happy Hour is 9 to 5: How to Love Your Job, Love Your Life and Kick Butt at Work. The book has been extremely well received all over the world and is available in 11 languages including English, Spanish, Dutch, Czech and Chinese. His latest book is Leading With Happiness: How the Best Leaders Put Happiness First to Create Phenomenal Business Results and a Better World.
His work has been featured in CNN, New York Times, Times of India, The Times, BBC, Financial Times and many others.
And in case your wondering, his last name (Kjerulf) is pronounced a little like care-oolf.
Alex’s speech at TEDx Copenhagen