Omid Fotuhi

Director of Learning Innovation

Dr. Omid Fotuhi is a Director of Learning and Innovation at WGU Labs. Dr. Fotuhi’s work focuses on the psychology of performance and motivation in the domains of academics, athletics, and workplace achievement. Dr. Fotuhi earned his PhD in psychology from the University of Waterloo, after which he worked at Stanford University where he co-founded the College Transition Collaborative—one of the largest multi-institution collaborations to deliver proven psychological interventions to over 40,000 students. Dr. Fotuhi is also a skilled trainer, having led over 145 professional development workshops, keynotes, and invited presentations across the United States to help students, faculty, leaders, athletes, and corporations better understand the psychology of success, and equip those groups with the tools they need to perform at their full potential.