When he was growing up, Alex Banayan felt like it was his destiny to become a doctor. But once he got to college, he realized he wasn’t on the right path. Alex ended up going on The Price Is Right, winning, and using that money to go on a journey to track down the most successful people in the world and discover what they did to break through and launch their careers. He’s now one of the most successful businessmen in the US himself. Hear his story about discovery, risk-taking, and more.
Alex Banayan is the author of The Third Door, the story of how he tracked down some of the most successful people in the world to uncover how they broke through and launched their careers. He has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, Business Insider’s Most Powerful People Under 30, and been featured in major media including Fortune, Forbes, Businessweek, Bloomberg TV, Fox News, and CBS News. An acclaimed keynote speaker, Banayan has presented the Third Door framework to business conferences and corporate leadership teams around the world including Apple, Nike, IBM, Dell, MTV, Harvard, and countless others. You can find him on Twitter at @AlexBanayan