Dr. Heidi Forbes Öste

Dr. Heidi Forbes Öste is a Behavioral Scientist and Digital Wellbeing Advisor. She is best-selling author of Digital Self Mastery series and executive producer of the Evolving Digital Self  and Global Nomad Hacks podcasts. 
She combines 25 yrs experience in social strategy consulting with her scholarly research in the human relationship with technology and her personal passion for wellbeing. As CEO of 2BalanceU. she holds several advisory roles as an expert on strategic integration of Digital Wellbeing to support the transition into the digital era without losing humanity in the process. Through her board roles she has been recognized for her global outreach, mentoring and professional development for women entrepreneurs and start-ups. She is Co-Founder of Valhalla d'Oc, an executive retreat integrating digital wellbeing, sustainability and remote productivity and social connection for clients.
Her mantra: "Knowledge is Power, Sharing is Powerful™ She is a Global Nomad at heart and mind. As a global citizen, she abides by the visitors principle passed down her ancestor Ralph Waldo Emerson of leaving the world a better place for future generations. American by birth, Swedish by marriage, mum to two kids in launching phase, "based" in San Francisco, Gosnold (Cape Cod), Malmö (Sweden) and Bezier (Southern France).  
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived - that is to have succeeded
-Ralph Waldo Emerson