Chair & CEO
Global Wellness Institute and Global Wellness Summit
Susie Ellis is the chair and CEO of the nonprofit Global Wellness Institute, considered the industry’s leading global research and educational resource. She is also co-founder, chair and CEO of the Global Wellness Summit, the foremost gathering of international business, academic and government leaders in the $4.5 trillion global wellness economy. Recognized as a leading authority on wellness trends, Ellis is a popular speaker at industry events. She sits on numerous academic and industry boards, including the Penn Center for Neuroaesthetics, the EHL – Swiss Hospitality Management School in Lausanne, and the Aspen Brain Institute, and is also a member of the World Economic Forum’s “Accelerating Health and Well-being Initiative.” In addition, Ellis has been a member of the California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. She holds an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.