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Jonah Berger, PhD

Jonah Berger, PhD

Associate Professor of Marketing, Wharton School


Jonah Berger is a Wharton School professor and internationally bestselling author of Magic Words, Contagious, Invisible Influence, and The Catalyst.

Dr. Berger is a world-renowned expert on natural language processing, change, word of mouth, influence, consumer behavior, and why things catch on. He has published over 80 articles in top‐tier academic journals, teaches one of the world’s most popular online courses, and popular outlets like The New York Times and Harvard Business Review often cover his work. Berger has keynoted hundreds of major conferences and events like SXSW and Cannes Lions, advises various early-stage companies, and consults for organizations like Apple, Google, Nike, Amazon, GE, Moderna, and The Gates Foundation.

Here are some examples of media coverage: NPR’s Marketplace, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, USA Today, Fast Company Profile, Harvard Business Review, and The New York Times.