Pamela Meyer thinks we’re facing a pandemic of deception, and she’s arming people with tools that can help take back the truth.

Author of the bestselling book Liespotting, and known as the nation’s best known expert on deception, her TED talk, “How to Spot a Liar,” has garnered over 19 million views and is one of the 15 most popular TED talks of all time.

She is CEO of Calibrate, a company that trains private and public sector professionals in verbal and non-verbal cues to deception, facial micro-expression interpretation, advanced interrogation techniques, and inside threat mitigation.

She holds an MBA from Harvard, an MA in Public Policy from Claremont Graduate School, and is a Certified Fraud Examiner. She was previously a media executive with over 20 years in management at Prodigy, National Geographic Television, Vestron, and Electronic Arts. She has also started several successful Internet ventures, under the Simpatico Networks banner.

Meyer was recently top-ranked on Business Insider‘s list of “Smart thinkers everyone should follow on Twitter”. She has been featured in publications such as The Harvard Business Review, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Forbes.