Daniel H. Pink is the author of the long-running New York Times and BusinessWeek bestseller A WHOLE NEW MIND, as well as THE ADVENTURES OF JOHNNY BUNKO and FREE AGENT NATION. He has written for The New York Times,Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and Wired, where he is a contributing editor. He has provided analysis of business trends for CNN, CNBC, ABC, NPR, and other networks in the U.S. and abroad. He lectures to corporations, associations, and universities around the world on economic transformation and the new workplace.
Pinks A WHOLE NEW MIND: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future charts the rise of right-brain thinking in modern economies and describes the six abilities individuals and organizations must master in an outsourced, automated age. In addition to its long-running bestseller status it has been translated into 20 languages. THE ADVENTURES OF JOHNNY BUNKO: The Last Career Guide Youll Ever Need, was the first American business book in the Japanese comic format known as manga. Illustrated by award-winning artist Rob Ten Pas, this was one of the bestselling graphic novels of 2008 and the only graphic novel ever to become a BusinessWeek bestseller. The book is now being translated into 14 languages. Pinks first book, FREE AGENT NATION: The Future of Working for Yourself, was a Washington Post bestseller that Publishers Weekly says has become a cornerstone of employee-management relations. His newest work, DRIVE: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us will be published by Riverhead Books in January 2010.
From 1995 to 1997 Pink served as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore and has worked as an aide to U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich and in other positions in politics and government. He has a B.A., with honors, from Northwestern University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. from Yale Law School. Dan lives in Washington, D.C., with his family.