Daniel Pink

Author, The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need


Daniel Pink is an entrepreneur, speaker and author of four groundbreaking books on the dynamic world of work. His latest is DRIVE: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller - as well as a national bestseller in Japan and the United Kingdom. The first American business book in manga (Japanese comic format), The Adventures of Johnny Bunko was Pink's 2008 book, and another long-running New York Times best-seller A Whole New Mind, was named Best Business Book of 2005. His Fast Company cover story about the growth of free agency elicited so much positive feedback that he traveled across the country to interview hundreds of Americ's new independent worker and came up with his first book, Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself. A free agent himself, he served previously as chief speechwriter to Vice-President Al Gore from 1995 to 1997, was as an aide to then Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, worked as a legal researcher in India, and even built latrines in Botswana.