Sleep Number Corp.’s Shelly Ibach has been named sleep editor at large for Thrive Global, the New York-based behavior-change and technology company founded by Arianna Huffington.
In her new role at Thrive Global, Ibach, president and chief executive officer of Minneapolis-based Sleep Number, has launched a special section called Sleep Well. In this section of ThriveGlobal.com, she shares perspectives from opinion leaders, personal experiences, and advice and insights to create a dialogue around the importance of quality sleep.
“Shelly is a passionate advocate for the power of sleep to transform our society and has been a pioneer in using science, technology and data to improve people’s sleep,” said Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global. “With Shelly’s leadership and vision as our sleep editor at large, our new Sleep Well section will become the global hub for the conversation around sleep, health and performance, and give our growing community the tools they need to transform their lives one night at a time.”
Ibach said: “Quality sleep is the center of a healthy lifestyle — I believe it is the single most effective way to renew your mind, body and soul. My goal is to create a community where people learn how to achieve better quality sleep and therefore improve their overall well-being.”
Sleep Number is the official sleep and well-being partner of Thrive Global.