Joe O’Connor


CEO, 4 Day Week Global

Joe O’Connor is the chief executive officer of 4 Day Week Global, a not-for-profit company supporting organizations from a diverse range of industries worldwide to trial or transition to reduced-hour, output-focused working.

He is leading the coordination of 4 Day Week Global’s pilot programme, with over 180 employers and almost 10,000 employees from the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and Ireland signing up to participate in four-day working week trials in the first half of 2022 alone.

Joe is from Ireland but currently based in New York City, where he is leading a research project on work time reduction as a visiting scholar at Cornell University.