David Sturt is an Executive Vice President of the O.C. Tanner Company, a $500 million global recognition and workplace culture company. He is also a New York Times bestselling author of "Great Work: How to Make a Difference People Love," and newly released "Appreciate: Celebrate People, Inspire Results." He was recently named one of the top three most influential visionaries in the incentives industry by Incentives Magazine.
His work and interviews have been published in Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and NPR, and he co-authors a weekly leadership column on Forbes.com. David has spoken at TEDx, and to thousands of business leaders at conferences and companies all over the world.
David has a degree in training and development, an MBA from BYU, and has two decades of experience in research, innovation and leadership. He was born in England, raised in South Africa (where his family joined the LDS Church), and educated in the U.S. and Asia.
David has been married for 31 years and loves being with his wife, Stacie, and their four children and spouses. He enjoys golf and tennis and all kinds of watersports including windsurfing and surfing.
He is currently serving as stake president of the Salt Lake Cottonwood Stake.