Limeade Institute

The Limeade Institute conducts research, establishes market points of views, dives into the science of well-being, and keeps a pulse on the latest employee well-being and engagement research and trends. Limeade has conducted first-party research on this topic for more than 10 years, leading to pioneering innovations like the first-ever Limeade Well-Being Assessment.

Led by managing director Laura Hamill, Ph.D., the Limeade Institute consists of Ph.D. organizational psychologists, neuroscientists, psychometricians, business insights experts and data scientists. Advisors from a variety of fields including medicine, cognitive behavioral therapy, sociology and behavioral economics also collaborate on research efforts.


Our Research is Grounded in These Beliefs


We believe in whole-person well-being.


We use evidence-based best practices to deliver well-being improvement solutions that work.


We succeed when our customers achieve measurable well-being and business results.


True engagement at work requires well-being.


We build trust between individuals and their organizations.


We help our customers amplify organizational support for employee well-being.


We seek customers who invest in being great places to work.


We know the only way to fulfill our mission is by delighting customers.

Limeade Institute Resources


2016 Well-being & Engagement Report


2015 Workplace Well-being Report


Webinar: The science of well-being webinar


Webinar: Health,well-being & performance


E-book: How to be a culture architect


Video: How to be a culture architect

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Managing Director of Limeade Institute and Chief People Officer

Laura leads the People Team and is responsible for nurturing the Limeade culture. She worked on the Limeade founding team to develop the world’s first and most comprehensive Well-Being Assessment. Laura has 20 years of experience implementing research, assessment and culture strategies in organizations. She earned her Ph.D. in industrial organizational psychology from Old Dominion University and her B.S. in psychology from the University of North Carolina.