Chris Schembra is the bestselling author of “Gratitude and Pasta: The Secret Sauce for Human Connection”, chronicling his adventures as one of the most sought-after dinner hosts in the World. Forbes has just ranked his book as the #2 book of 2020 to create Human Connection and USA Today calls him the “Gratitude Guru”.Chris is the Founder + Chief Question Asker of 7:47, which helps companies create meaningful connection through the 7:47 Gratitude Experience — an evidence-based framework that helps leaders build community and strengthen relationships. 7:47 has sparked over 500,000 relationships.Currently, 7:47 is leading a multi-year long study on how gratitude improves well-being, promote pro-social behavior, and is ultimately great for building fruitful business relationships. Their research revolves around a singular question, “If you could give credit or thanks to one person in your life, that you don’t give enough credit or thanks to, who would that be?”Aside from 7:47, Chris is a Contributing Producer at OHenry Productions which both invest in and produce commercial theater. He’s led social campaigns with over 1,000,000 (million) participants, lowering the suicide rate among veterans with ptsd, and the projects Chris has been involved in have been awarded 14 Tony Awards, 7 Emmy’s and a Grammy.He’s been selected #5 on the “10 Motivational Speakers that will Rock your next event” by Marketing Insider Group. He was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Smart Hustle Magazine, and “People of 2017” by Clientele Luxury Magazine. Recently, he was honored alongside Michael Phelps, Chris Evans, Kid Cudi and several others as “6 Successful Men Smashing the Mental Health Stigma” by Good Men Project.His direct work has been talked about in Forbes, Inc., Entrepreneur, USA TThe New York Times, Variety Magazine, Fox News Channel, Psychology Today, Huffington Post, Bravo TV, Newsmax TV, Thrive Global, “Good Morning NY,” and many more.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Chris Schembra and other top speakers and celebrities.