Mr. Henry Stewart Chief Happiness Officer, Happy Ltd., UK

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Henry Stewart is the founder and Chief Happiness Officer of Happy Ltd. Following a fairly disastrous job early on in his career, Henry was determined to discover what enabled a productive and happy workplace. In 1987 Henry set up Happy Computers, a training business helping people get the most out... read moreof their IT and enjoy using it. Inspired by Ricardo Semler’s book Maverick, he built a company with a reputation for some of the best customer service in the country and one of the UK’s best places to work, winning multiple awards for its culture and philosophy.

Now called just Happy, the company helps organisations create happy, productive workplaces. Henry has written two books: Relax: A Happy Business Story and The Happy Manifesto, which was shortlisted for UK Business Book of the Year. Henry has been included in the Guru Radar section of the Thinkers50 list of the most influential business thinkers in the world. "He is one of the thinkers who we believe will shape the future of business", explained list compiler Stuart Crainer.