Dan Clark is CEO of a multi-million dollar corporation, an internationally recognized Speaker, Songwriter/ Recording Artist and New York Times Best Selling Author.
Dan is the primary contributing author to the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and author of twenty of his own books, including the highly acclaimed, Forgotten Fundamentals and the inspirational Puppies for Sale which was made into a film at Paramount Studios starring Jack Lemmon. As a master storyteller, Dan has been published in more than 30 million books in 30 languages worldwide! His latest book, The Art of Significance: Acheiving the Level Beyond Success, was released March 2013.
Dan’s speaking career began when he fought his way back from a paralyzing injury that cut short his football career. Sixteen doctors told him he would not recover, but recover he did! A model of optimism and strength, Dan Clark’s powerful story of triumph over adversity will change the way you look at the world.
Since then, Dan has been the keynote speaker at the United Nations World Congress and has conducted UN leadership training in Europe, Asia and throughout the former Soviet Union. He has flown in fighter jets twice the speed of sound, raced automobiles in Germany, carried the Olympic Torch in the 2002 Winter Games and has spoken for over half of the Fortune 500 companies, NASA, Super Bowl champions, Mayo Clinic, Million Dollar Round Table and to our combat troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dan’s inspirational story has been featured on over 500 TV and radio shows, in Entrepreneur Magazine and as the feature article in Mayo Clinic Magazine.
In the last 25 years, Dan has spoken to over 4,000 audiences, to more than 3½ million people, in all 50 states and 35 countries. In 2005 Dan was inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame! Achievers North America and Achievers Europe named Dan one of the Top Ten Speakers in the World! Dan is one of the most in demand speakers in America and recognized expert on Change, Teambuilding, Leadership, Peak Performance and Growth.
In addition to speaking and writing, Dan serves on the International Board of Governors of Operation Smile and on the National Advisory Board for OK Kids Charities.
"As an event planner for 15 years, I have hired over 150 of the biggest names in professional speaking. Dan Clark stands out among them. Dan is so prepared he will customize his message to meet your newest needs - even the day of his speech; so flexible he will easily deal with any sudden on-site changes in time and staging; so full of life and incredible experiences he will captivate your crowd. Dan Clark is clearly one of the TOP TEN SPEAKERS IN THE WORLD!"
"On behalf of the 1,200 people in attendance at your opening general session presentation, we thank you for the laughs, the stories, the tears and the powerful information you shared. The spontaneous standing ovation you received at the conclusion of your speech is an indication of how well you were received. IBM will most certainly use you again and again. We recommend you to audiences everywhere!"
"On behalf of the United States Air Force Academy faculty, staff, and cadets, thank you for your participation in our 9th Annual National Character and Leadership Symposium. Your presentation was incredibly well received by all attendees and provided tangible, insightful lessons for us all.
Strong, positive role models for these young men and women have a tremendous impact on their maturation and character development. Your comments are certain to remain in the forefront of their thoughts throughout their careers. Your participation played a key role in heightening their awareness concerning the critical importance of Undaunted Leadership. We do hope you will consider returning next year."
"With his quick wit and inspirational stories, Dan always exceeds your expectations and turns your ordinary meeting into an extraordinary event!"