Director, Author, and Coach

David Tian, Ph.D., is director of Aura Transformation and world renowned specialist in human behavior, emotional and social intelligence, masculinity, relationships, researcher, author, and global educator.

David Tian, Ph.D., is director of Aura Transformation and world renowned specialist in human behavior, emotional and social intelligence, masculinity, relationships, researcher, author, and global educator. As an international top men’s development coach, he educates and empowers people to attain the social intelligence, competence, and confidence for success and happiness in dating, relationships, and their lifestyles.

He has developed a series of solutions applicable across diverse cultures, contexts, societies, and age groups. His coaching curriculum ranges from relationships, social skills, masculinity, self-development, self-esteem, happiness, and fulfillment.

His presentations, whether keynotes, seminars, or workshops, leave clients with insights into their behavior, psychology, and keys to their empowerment. His training methodologies are the result of over a decade of coaching and education of tens of thousands of students from more than 87 countries.

Dr. Tian travels 325 days a year to countries all over the globe, sharing his research and experience in relationships, masculinity, and emotional intelligence. From the thousands of testimonials he receives each year, Dr. Tian’s work continues to transform people’s live forever.

David Tian has lived in several countries, including Singapore, where he took up a position as a professor in the Department of Philosophy at the National University of Singapore, specializing in philosophical psychology, moral psychology, Asian religious philosophy, and ethical theory. He has a Ph.D. in Asian Cultures and Philosophy from the University of Michigan and has held numerous academic fellowships, including from Harvard, Princeton, Peking University, Tsinghua University in Beijing, The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the University of Toronto, McGill University. He has been a life-long academic and grounds his teachings on solid academic research, including from such diverse fields and disciplines as psychology, philosophy, biology, neuroscience, sociology, Asian cultural studies, literature, history, and the cutting edge of interdisciplinary research in the behavioral sciences.

Over the years, he’s had the privilege of training tens of thousands of people from diverse backgrounds and from all over the world, including East and Southeast Asia, North America, Europe, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. He’s been honored to have served as their guide in surpassing their relationship goals and have been overjoyed to witness some of them go on to become happily married men and even proud fathers!