Thaler Pekar

Founder and CEO, Thaler Pekar & Partners

Thaler Pekar has been recognised by both the BBC and the Smithsonian Institution as one of the world’s leading experts on organisational storytelling. As the CEO of Thaler Pekar & Partners, Thaler has turned thousands of smart leaders into trusted and insightful communicators, driving audiences to implement solutions.

Her team has worked in 18 countries on five continents. Their award-winning work ranges from gathering close to 200 oral histories across four continents and six countries for Chuck Feeney’s The Atlantic Philanthropies; to finding and refining stories about integrity for Novartis senior leadership; to coaching a mainstage TED speaker; and to developing a Narrative Academy for international educators of L’Oréal. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has institutionalised the use of Thaler’s award-winning video on LGBTQ refugees in South Africa.

Thaler always crosses the street to walk on the sunny side, and she has a cat named Truthiness. You can read more about Thaler and her work at