Mori Taheripour is a globally recognized negotiation expert, an award-winning lecturer at the Wharton School, a highly sought-after speaker, and the author of Bring Yourself: How to Harness the Power of Connection to Negotiate Fearlessly.
With over 20 years of experience in negotiations, DE&I and sports business, Mori’s impressive roster of clients includes Fortune 100 companies, major sports leagues, leading charitable institutions, and government agencies. Her current and past clients include Goldman Sachs Foundation, Google, Major League Baseball (MLB), National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), National Football League (NFL), The Timberland Company, United Parcel Service (UPS), US Agency for International Development (USAID), Wasserman, Wells Fargo, and the White House Fellows Program.
Top business publications and media outlets have featured Mori’s work, including ESPN, Forbes, INC., Marketplace, Money, NPR, and the Next Chapter by American Express. She regularly contributes to sports discussions on Wharton Business Daily on SiriusXM.
Mori is a member of the Board of Directors for USA Track and Field (USATF) and the Advisory Board of the Sports Leadership & Administration Undergraduate Degree Program at UMass, Boston, Trustee Emeritus for the Women’s Sports Foundation, Commissioner for the Women’s Refugee Commission, and a Global Sport Fellow with the Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University.
Mori earned her BA from Barnard College of Columbia University and MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.