Dr John Eliot is an award-winning professor at Rice University with expertise in business and psychology. He is an adjunct professor at SMU Cox School of Business Leadership Center and holds joint appointments at the University of Houston and the Texas Medical Center.
In 2000, he co-founded The Milestone Group, which provides performance consultation, evaluation, and training to business executives, professional athletes, and corporations nationwide. As the author of “Overachievement: The New Model for Exceptional Performance,” and The Maverick Mindset, Dr Eliot is widely respected as an expert in the high performance arena. Dr. Eliot's clients have included Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Adidas, NASA, the United States Olympic Committee, Little League Baseball, the Philadelphia Eagles, and hundreds of elite individual performers.