Alyssa Dver

Expert Area: The Science of Confidence


Chief Confidence Officer, Alyssa Dver, uses the science of confidence to help students & professionals have higher achievement and impact. She co-founded the American Confidence Institute to conduct and collect research that is shared through keynotes, workshops, online programs, coaching and coaching certification programs.


Clients include MIT, Wharton, Harvard, IBM, Spotify, Wayfair, Pepsi, The US Air Force, State Street, Staples, The Royal Bank of Canada, plus dozens more.


Alyssa is the author of 7 books, the latest being “Kickass Confidence: Own Your Brain. Up Your Game.” She co-hosts the podcast, "In Confidence: Face Your Workplace" and is frequently interviewed by other podcasters and media


With prior success as a marketing leader and entrepreneur, Alyssa is a professional advisor at MIT’s Center for Entrepreneurship, a trainer at UPenn’s Innovation Center, and a judge for the Women in Business and Best Employer Stevie awards. She also happily accepts hugs as payment from several non-profits that give more confidence to kids.


Signature talks:

  1. Inspire Confidence: Real Science. Superhero Results.

  2. Pitch Confidence: Use Brain Science to Get a Yes

  3. Coach Confidence: Scientifically increase everyone’s impact – especially your own


Preferred audience:

Topic applies to any audience, but favorite audiences are intellectually competitive professionals

Speaker superpower:

Using science, data, and humor to take an otherwise technical and esoteric topic to make it entertaining, understandable, and applicable.

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