Author, Speaker, Creator of the Getting Things Done Methodology
David Allen is a bestselling author, executive coach, and international lecturer, widely recognized as the world’s leading authority on personal and organisational productivity.
Through his large network of global partners, his work is being executed in some of the world’s most prestigious corporations, including over 40% of the Fortune 100. His 40 years of pioneering research, coaching and education of some of the world’s highest-performing professionals has earned him Forbes’ recognition as one of the “top 5 executive coaches” in the United States. And Fast Company hailed David Allen “one of the world’s most influential thinkers” in the arena of personal productivity.
David is the author of the international bestseller, Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. Popularly known by the brand shorthand of “GTD,” Getting Things Done has been a perennial business bestseller since its publication in 2001, and the 2015 revised edition is now published in 30 languages. TIME magazine heralded Getting Things Done as “the defining self-help business book of its time.”