(born September 17, 1979) is a Canadian author, entrepreneur, podcaster, and public speaker characterized by his advocacy of positivity and simple pleasures. He is best known for his The Book of Awesome series, and "The Happiness Equation" which are international bestsellers. He is also an established speaker and his TEDx talk, "The 3 A's of Awesome", is ranked as the ninth most inspiring TEDx talk with over 3 million views to date. In total, he has sold over 1 million books.The book and TED talk are based on Pasricha's popular blog, 1000 Awesome Things. The blog has won three Webby Awards and ranked in PC Magazines list of top blogs and websites in 2009 and 2010.
Pasricha is frequently sought out by media outlets as an expert on the topics of positivity and leadership.
Pasricha is also a recipient for the 2018 Canada's 40 under 40 award