Daniel H. Pink is the author of a trio of provocative, bestselling books on the changing world of work. He was host and co-executive producer of the 2014–2015 National Geographic Channel social science TV series Crowd Control.
Dan's articles on business and technology appear in many publications, including The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and Wired, where he is a contributing editor. He has provided analysis of business trends on CNN, CNBC, ABC, NPR, and other networks. Dan also speaks to corporations, associations, universities and educators about economic transformation and the new workplace.
Pink grew up in the small suburban town of Bexley, Ohio, outside Columbus, and graduated from Bexley High School in 1982.He was a Truman Scholar and Phi Beta Kappa at Northwestern University. He graduated from Yale Law School in 1991, having been editor-in-chief of the Yale Law & Policy Review.
Deciding not to practice law, Pink worked in several positions in politics and economic policy.
A free agent himself, Dan held his last real job in the White House, where he served from 1995 to 1997 as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore. He also worked as an aide to U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich and in other positions in politics and government.
Dan lives with his wife and their three children in Washington, DC.