"I'm addicted to understanding people and what makes us want to get out of bed in the morning. I've worked with and learned from some of the greatest minds in the world on wellbeing and self development. And I'm committed to getting this kind of work to where it can have the greatest impact." - Danielle
Danielle is the creator of the online brand, The Wellbeing Hacker. Her work consists of developing live & online courses, public speaking and leading corporate workshops - all focused on the topics of wellbeing & conscious leadership.
Danielle was formerly a management consultant at Gallup. Her key responsibilities included managing client relationships, and advising them on how to improve employee/customer engagement and wellbeing, leverage talent, and create high performing workplaces. Danielle also served as the liaison between Gallup and Gallup Senior Scientist Deepak Chopra, where together they focused on exposing Gallup’s wellbeing research to the world. Her efforts encouraged corporate and city leaders to broaden their focus from traditional metrics such as GDP to incorporate measures that reflect the quality of life of the people they lead and influence.
Danielle speaks publicly to various audiences about her cancer experience, life and wellbeing. She guest lectures with Deepak at his Columbia MBA course called "Just Capital and Cause-driven Marketing" as well as his Executive MBA class at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, "The Soul of Leadership." In addition, she has been on stage at Deepak's Sages and Scientists conference, and has been interviewed for his show “One World” . Danielle also blogs for the Huffington Post , is a G8 Young delegate, and is a volunteer and public speaker for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Before joining Gallup, Danielle worked on a start-up venture to help students connect with colleges that would be a fit for their interests, passions and personality. While in college, she worked as a sales manager and representative for Vector Marketing, a direct sales company, where she broke a national record in monthly sales her first month on the job. As a District Sales Manager, she ran the New York division’s pilot office, one of the top offices in the country.
Since Danielle was 19, she has participated in various, highly intensive and globally recognized self-development and leadership programs. In addition, she coached and head-coached these leadership programs, helping individuals live life powerfully and effectively. On her own time, she has extensively studied various bodies of knowledge on human nature including behavioral science and economics, ontology and phenomenology, neuroscience, consciousness, and of course wellbeing/happiness developing an expertise in the space.
Danielle received her bachelor’s degree in international business and marketing from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. As a Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma cancer survivor, Danielle completed two triathlons for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program raising thousands of dollars. Danielle lives in New York City with her husband and baby girl (Giavanna), and her favorite pastimes include spending time with her family, traveling the world, and playing soccer and the piano.