Paul G. Stoltz, Ph.D.
Founder & CEO of PEAK Learning Inc.
Author of GRIT


GRIT is to achievement as air is to life. One terminates and fails to exist without the other.
— Paul G. Stoltz, Ph.D.

Dr. Paul G. Stoltz

Founder and CEO of PEAK Learning, Inc.

Dr. Paul G. Stoltz is the world's leading authority on the integration of grit, resilience, and the human interface with adversity. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of PEAK Learning, Inc., as well as the originator of the AQ® (Adversity Quotient®) and GRIT theories and methods, used at Harvard Business School, MIT, and Fortune 100 companies worldwide. He resides with his extended family in the coastal mountains of San Luis Obispo, California.