Arnaud Collery


Arnaud Collery is a serial entrepreneur, international keynote speaker, and coach specializing in the happiness coaching, performance and well being With over 300 speaking engagements to his name, including 3 TEDx talks, Arnaud is recognized as a leading expert in his field. He is the author of two self-development books, “Mister Happiness” (Larousse, 2018) and “Réinventez Votre Vie” (Reinvent Your Life, Ideo, 2022).
Born and raised in Paris, Arnaud spent 20 years living abroad, mostly in the US and Japan, making him a true global citizen unbound by borders. He has worked in more than 30 countries for clients that include UNICEF, UNHCR, Google, Nestle, Cartier, Chanel, and Careem. Arnaud has appeared on stages, TV shows, and radios worldwide, including Europe, the US, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Arnaud is the founder of Stand Up For Passion, a storytelling series featuring entrepreneurs and people from all walks of life who share extraordinary moments of truth. The event has gathered thousands of people and has traveled to countries such as Nepal, Japan, France, the UK, Canada, and Aruba. Many notable tech entrepreneurs have graced his stage, such as Alexandre Mars, Mathieu Nouzareth, and Ilan Abehassara.
Arnaud’s latest venture is, an edtech based in Bordeaux that received the French Tech logo and grant in 2021. He is a graduate of ESG Finance and IESE Business School (Media and Entertainment) and has participated in prestigious leadership programs, such as the THNK Creative Leadership Program in Amsterdam and the METP leadership program in Beijing, China.
Throughout his career, Arnaud has reinvented himself 15 times, working in fields such as finance, humanitarian work, luxury industries, movies and acting, writing, education technology, event planning, keynote speaking, coaching, and training. He is a multilingual learner who has studied Japanese, Chinese, creatives studies, and finance.
Arnaud has pioneered the concept of “Chief Happiness Officer” and has conducted workshops for notable organizations such as the United Nations, World Happiness Summit, Dubai Expo, Google, Cartier, and Dior. He has been seen on NBC, MTV, E!, Le Monde, Les Echos, BFM Business, Capital, and Europe1. As a former Last Comic Standing Comedian and Start-up leadership fellow, Arnaud’s dynamic personality and expertise have made him a sought-after speaker and coach worldwide. He is also in demand in the world of hospitality having launched the social parties French Tuesdays in Tokyo and being a regular coach and keynote speaker at major hotels around the world.


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