Eduardo is the Co-Founder & CEO of Mindset Works, the leading provider of growth mindset development services and programs. Since he co-founded it in 2007 with Carol Dweck, Lisa Blackwell, and others, Mindset Works has supported thousands of schools and businesses in their advancement of learning-oriented cultures and systems.

Eduardo is a frequent keynote speaker at leading national and international conferences, and regularly facilitates workshops at in-house convenings for professionals and executives. His two TEDx talks, The Power of Belief and How to get better at the things you care about have each been viewed by over three million people. He is a Pahara-Aspen Fellow, a member of the Aspen Institute’s Global Leadership Network, and an inductee in the Happiness Hall of Fame. He has been featured and quoted in prominent media outlets and in the documentaries The Process and Rise: Voice of a New Generation.

Prior to Mindset Works, Eduardo was a Principal at the Sprout Group, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley, where he was part of the technology investment team and served on several for-profit and non-profit boards. Eduardo grew up in Caracas, Venezuela. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an MBA and M.A. in Education from Stanford University. Most important, he continues to enjoy lifelong learning every day.


Selected publications:
Briceño, E. (2017). Learning and performance: how to help students get in the zone. The Guardian.

Briceño, E. & Young, D. (2017). A growth mindset for law school success. American Bar Association.

Briceño, E. (2017). Growth mindset for a more empathetic and collaborative world. Mindset Works.

Briceño, E. (2015). Growth Mindset: Clearing up Some Common Confusions. KQED MindShift.

Briceño, E. (2015). Mistakes are not all created equal. MindsetWorks.com.

Briceño, E. (2015). Growth Mindset and Testing: What We Can Learn From The Hunger Games. Scholastic.

Briceño, E. (2015). Growth Mindset Parenting. Getting Smart and The Huffington Post.

Briceño, E. (2014). Counted or not, doing what counts in competency-based education. CompetencyWorks.org.

Briceño, E. (2013). Mindsets and student agency. Unboxed: A Journal of Adult Learning in Schools , 10(1), 107-115.


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