Integrating Peace and Happiness into the Way We do Business

Broadcast on September 20, 2011
With Jenn Lim & Andy Barker

Jenn Lim

CEO and Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness

Jenn Lim is the CEO and Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness, a company she and Tony Hsieh (CEO of Zappos) co-created to inspire happiness in work, community and everyday life.  In 2005, she created the first Culture Book for Zappos – now on its 7th edition – and has produced them ever since. In 2009, Zappos was sold to in a deal valued at $1.2 billion on the day of closing, and in 2011, Zappos was #6 on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. The Culture Book has become a global symbol of how companies can successfully create cultures based on happiness and be profitable at the same time.

In 2010, Jenn led the launch and management of Tony’s first book (Delivering Happiness) which sold over 220,000 copies internationally and hit #1 on numerous bestsellers list (including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today). It was voted one of the best business books in 2010 by NPR, Inc. Magazine and the Wall Street Journal, has remained on the New York Times list for 27 weeks and has been published in over 17 countries/languages because of her efforts.

With the success of the Culture Book and Delivering Happiness, she’s spoken at companies, universities and organizations such as Twitter, Pixar, Stanford, UCLA, the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, NAWBO and the American Marketing Association. Prior to becoming CEO and Chief Happiness Officer, Jenn consulted in a number of industries, including the internet, branding, writing and graphic design.

Today, she’s dedicated to growing the social venture of Delivering Happiness to spread and inspire happiness, day by day.

Andy Barker

Social Mission Specialist - Ben & Jerry’s

Andy Barker is Social Mission Specialist at Ben & Jerry’s.  He works within the Social Mission Team and across various departments to bring the Company’s core values to life, especially in the areas of Fair Trade, peace and justice initiatives, and food policy.  Andy leads Ben & Jerry’s ongoing partnership with the Peace Alliance and the Student Peace Alliance to advocate for youth violence prevention programs, continued funding for the U.S. Institute of Peace and other peace-building priorities.