MORI TAHERIPOUR is a globally recognized and highly sought-after speaker, award-winning educator, and negotiation expert who has worked with some of the most iconic sports leagues and Fortune 100 corporations over the past twenty years. She teaches Negotiation and Dispute Resolution at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a seven-time recipient of awards for excellence in teaching.


Top business publications and media outlets, including ESPN, Forbes, INC, and NPR have featured Mori's work. She is also a contributor to sports discussions on Wharton Business Daily on SiriusXM. Her current and past clients include Goldman Sachs Foundation, Major League Baseball (MLB), National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), National Football League (NFL), The Timberland Company, United Parcel Service (UPS), Wasserman, Wells Fargo, and the White House Fellows Program. 


Mori is a member of the Board of Directors for USA Track and Field (USATF), a member of the Board of Trustees of the Women's Sports Foundation, and an Advisory Board Member of the Sports Leadership & Administration Undergraduate Degree Program at UMass, Boston​.


Mori earned her B.A. from Barnard College of Columbia University, her M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Diversity and Inclusion Certificate from Cornell University. In March 2020, Mori's first book, Bring Yourself: How to Harness the Power of Connection to Negotiate Fearlessly, was published by Penguin Random House.