Mr Gilan Gork

Mr Gilan Gork

Founder, Influence Institute

South Africa

Gilan Gork and his team at The Influence Institute aim to teach clients how to apply a working knowledge of influence and persuasion to be able to lead, sell, negotiate, market and inspire. As part of his distinctive presentation style, Mr Gork interactively demonstrates a remarkable ability to decode and influence people’s thoughts. With two decades’ experience as a professional mentalist, he shows how one can increase levels of trust, credibility, and influence with others through his insights from psychology.

Mr Gork has presented for Fortune500 companies in almost 30 countries across Europe, Africa, Asia, and America, and is the author of the bestselling book Persuasion Games. “We want to empower people with the ability to get the buy-in, agreement or support they need from others, so they can reach their highest success”, says Gilan Gork.

The Mentalist – Unleash Your Influence

Informed or Influenced? The Art of Decision-Making

Main Stage

This session will engage with the key issues surrounding human decision-making, from politics, to questions of identity, to capitalism. The panel will enable a conversation between many different disciplines: neuroscience, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, and sociology. We will consider how human decision-making has evolved. How do sense perceptions and experience form judgments that lead to a decision? What role […]