Peter Bonanno

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Peter Bonanno, Ed.M., is an independent consultant whose focus is on making contemplative practices broadly accessible through the intersection of learning design, contemplative practice experience, scientific rigor, and organizational models for large-scale delivery of transformative experiences. He has been a founding team member in six different organizations within the fields of education, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and transformative leadership. Peter has designed and taught programs around the world for diverse organizations including the United Nations, Google, the US Navy, the American Red Cross, the government of Dubai, Cleveland Clinic, and the Bhutanese Ministry of Education. As a founding team member of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, he designed a train-the-trainer program that built a global network of over 750 certified trainers, reaching tens of thousands of participants with in-depth workshops. He has written and presented mindfulness-based trainings for the apps Simple Habit and Balance, with over 250,000 listens. Peter's current personal project, “The Book of Awe,” is a unique visual introduction to contemplative practices, and is set to be published in 2020. He lives in Oakland, California.

Peter Bonanno