Daniel H. Pink

Best-Selling Author
Speaker Bio
Daniel H. Pink is the author of 5 provocative best-selling books about business, work, and management. His books have been translated into 34 languages and have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide. Currently, Pink hosts Crowd Control, a series on National Geographic Television that takes problems and creates solutions using unique design, technology and behavioral science principles. Pink’s latest work, To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others, reveals personal qualities and skills necessary for effectively and ethically persuading, influencing, and moving others. To Sell is Human is a #1 New York Times business best seller, a #1 Wall Street Journal business best seller, and a #1 Washington Post nonfiction best seller. In Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, Pink uses 50 years of behavioral science to overturn the conventional wisdom about human motivation and offer a more effective path to high performance. Drive is a long-running New York Times best seller -- as well as a best seller in several of the 32 languages into which it has been translated. Pink’s TED Talk about the science of motivation is one of the 10 most-watched TED Talks of all time. A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future charts the rise of right-brain thinking in modern economies and explains the 6 abilities individuals and organizations must master in an outsourced, automated world. A Whole New Mind spent more than 100 weeks on The New York Times main and extended best seller lists—and has been a Freshman Read selection at several U.S. colleges and universities. Pink’s articles on business and technology appear in many publications, including The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, The Sunday Telegraph, Fast Company and Wired. He has provided analysis of business trends on CNN, CNBC, ABC, NPR and other networks in the U.S. and abroad. He also advises both Fortune 100 companies and startups on recruiting, innovation and work practices. In 2013, Thinkers 50 named him one of the top 15 business thinkers in the world. Pink received a B.A. from Northwestern University, and a J.D. from Yale Law School. He has also received honorary degrees from the Pratt Institute (2013), the Ringling College of Art and Design (2011) and Westfield State University (2010). He lives in Washington, DC with his wife and their three children.