Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is an internationally-recognized thought leader on a mission to protect meeting planners from dangerous judgment errors known as cognitive biases by developing the most effective decision-making strategies. This presentation is based on his best-selling book, Resilience: Adapt and Plan for the New Abnormal of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic (Changemakers Books, 2020). He wrote several other best-selling books, most notably Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters (Career Press, 2019) and The Blindspots Between Us: How to Overcome Unconscious Cognitive Bias and Build Better Relationships (New Harbinger, 2020). His cutting-edge thought leadership was featured in over 550 articles and 450 interviews in prominent venues such as Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur, CBS News, Time, Business Insider, Government Executive, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Fast Company, and elsewhere. His expertise stems from his background of over 20 years of consulting, coaching, speaking, and training as CEO of Disaster Avoidance Experts. It also comes from his research background as a behavioral economist and cognitive neuroscientist with over 15 years in academia, with dozens of peer-reviewed articles published in academic journals such as Behavior and Social Issues and Journal of Social and Political Psychology.