Dr. Jeffery A. Martin is a social scientist who researches personal transformation and the states of greatest human well-being. He's spent the last 15 years conducting the largest international study on Fundamental Wellbeing, which includes the types of consciousness commonly known as: persistent awakening, enlightenment, nonduality, the peace the passeth understanding, transcendental consciousness, unitive experience, and hundreds of others. A bestselling author and award-winning educator, Jeffery has authored, co-authored, or co-edited over 20 books and numerous other publications. His work has regularly been featured at leading academic conferences worldwide, as well as major public forums such as Deepak Chopra’s Sages and Scientists Symposiums, Wisdom 2.0, the Science and Nonduality Conference, the Asia Consciousness Festival, and TEDx. He has been covered in media as diverse as Fast Company, the South China Morning Post, and PBS’s Closer to Truth, and been an invited speaker at many leading universities including: Harvard, Yale, University of London, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and the National University of Singapore. He is the Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Non-Symbolic Consciousness (nonsymbolic.org), a Research Professor and Director at the Transformative Technology Lab in Silicon Valley (transtechlab.org), and a Lecturer at Stanford University.