Daniel Pink is a best-selling author, keynote speaker and leading expert on the intersection of business, technology and human behavior. He received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and his law degree from Yale Law School. After working as a speechwriter for Vice President Al Gore, Pink began writing books on the changing nature of work and the new skills and abilities that are required to succeed in today’s economy.
Pink’s first book, Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself, was published in 2001 and became an instant best-seller. He went on to write several more books, including A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us and To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others. These books have been translated into 35 languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide.
In 2013, Pink was a speaker at the Bigelow Forum. His talk focused on the changing nature of work and the skills and abilities that are required to succeed in the modern economy.
Pink is a frequent keynote speaker, delivering speeches to organizations and conferences across the globe. He has been named one of the top 10 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50 and one of the top 30 most influential management thinkers by the Financial Times. His work has been covered by numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Harvard Business Review.
In addition to his writing and speaking engagements, Pink serves on the board of directors of several organizations and is a member of the advisory board of The NeuroLeadership Institute. He is also a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and the World Economic Forum.