Omar is an entrepreneur, civic leader, speaker and student of gratitude. He is the co-founder and CEO of gthx, the app that makes good visible in the world through the practice of gratitude. Omar is also a leader-in-residence at the software company NationBuilder. He’s a frequent speaker and has been quoted in publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Los Angeles Times. Previously, Omar was the founding executive director of RiverLA and has held leadership positions across finance, real estate, and social impact. Wherever he is, however, Omar makes sure to take a beat to appreciate the good in his life, and thankful to share the practice of gratitude through gthx.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS