Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev (born 3 September 1957), often referred to as simply Sadhguru, is an Indian yogi, mystic, and author. He founded the Isha Foundation, a non-profit organization which offers Yoga programs around the world and is involved in social outreach, education and environmental initiatives. His books have appeared in The New York Times Best Seller list in multiple categories like "Health", "Religion, Spirituality and Faith", and "Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous". Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev has been a primary speaker at the Headquarters of the United Nations, World Economic Forum, Australian Leadership Retreat, Indian Economic Summit and TED. He has also spoken at various educational institutions including, Oxford University, Stanford University, Harvard University, Yale University, The Wharton School, London School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has also been a speaker at premier technology companies like Microsoft and Google. Sadhguru was conferred the Padma Vibhushan civilian award by the Government of India in 2017 in recognition of his contribution to the field of spirituality.