Mo Gawdat

Mo Gawdat

Chief Business Officer at Google´s X

Mo Gawdat is in charge of business strategy and development at Google’s [X]. He is a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded more than 15 businesses in various fields and looks back on an impressive career of 26 years at IBM Egypt, NCR Abu Dhabi, Microsoft and now Google. He also actively serves as a Board Member in several technology, health and fitness and consumer goods start-ups.

Gawdat is the author of the much-respected book Solve for Happy. He has created an algorithm and a repeatable, well-engineered model for reaching a state of uninterrupted happiness regardless of the circumstances in life. Now, Gawdat’s mission is to deliver his happiness message to 10 million people around the world. A matter of mature temporal mobility.


Google’s [X] is an American semi-secret research and development facility founded by Google in 2010. Its mission is to invent and launch “moonshot” technologies that they hope could someday make the world a radically better place. Under Gawdat’s leadership the business team has designed innovative business models analogous to disruptive technologies, such as Project Loon, Google Glass and Waymo, the self-driving car. And they are just taking off.