Dan Schawbel is the Managing Partner of Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm. He is the author of the #1 international bestselling book, Me 2.0: 4 Steps to Building Your Future, now in 13 languages. His second book, Promote Yourself: The New Rules For Career Success, will be released in 2013 by St. Martin’s Press. Dan is a columnist at both TIME and FORBES, and has been featured in over 1,000 media outlets, such as Wired Magazine, PBS Nightly Business Report, “The Willis Report” on Fox Business and ELLE Magazine. He’s spoken at Google, NBC Universal, McGraw-Hill, Harvard Business School, MIT, Time Warner, IBM, and CitiGroup. Dan was named to the Inc. Magazine 30 Under 30 List in 2010, the Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 List in 2012, and BusinessWeek cites him as someone entrepreneurs should follow on Twitter.
Dan Schawbel is the Managing Partner of Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm. Dan is a leader and supporter of his own generation, as well as a world renowned career and workplace expert. He is the author of the #1 international bestselling book, Me 2.0: 4 Steps to Building Your Future, now in 13 languages. Me 2.0 made the New York Times summer reading list for job seekers, made The Washington Post summer reading list, and was the #1 career book of 2009 by The New York Post. Me 2.0 has been used as a course textbook at many schools including Stanford University, Boston University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The University of Texas at Austin and others. His second book, Promote Yourself: The New Rules For Career Success, will be released in 2013 by St. Martin’s Press in the U.S., Little, Brown Book Group in the UK and will be translated into Chinese and Portuguese.
Dan is the founder of the Personal Branding Blog, a Forbes ”Top Website for Your Career” and ranked as the #1 Job Blog by Careerbuilder. He is a columnist at both TIME and FORBES, a syndicated columnist at Metro US, a former BusinessWeek columnist, and has contributed to Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, The Guardian, The Globe And Mail, and numerous others. In total, he has written over 1,000 articles covering the workplace, careers, Gen Y, social media and personal branding.
He’s spoken at some of the world’s most prestigious companies including Google, IBM, Time Warner, CitiGroup, McGraw-Hill and Siemens, as well as some of the most notable schools, including Harvard Business School, Stanford, Cornell and MIT. Dan was named to the Inc. Magazine 30 Under 30 List in 2010, the Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 List in 2012 and the Forbes Top Social Media Influencer List in 2013. BusinessWeek cites him as someone entrepreneurs should follow on Twitter and Details Magazine cited him as one of five Internet gurus that can make you rich. This year, he made DELL’s #Inspire 100 list of most inspiring entrepreneurs. Dan has interviewed over 1,000 successful business people and celebrities, including David Karp (founder of Tumblr) for the cover of Forbes Magazine, as well as Colin Powell, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jessica Alba and Richard Branson.
He has been featured in over 1,000 media outlets such as Wired Magazine, PBS Nightly Business Report, “The Willis Report” on Fox Business and ELLE Magazine. Dan has helped companies like American Express, NBC Universal, Fidelity and Monster better understand his generation. His company’s research has been covered in over 100 media outlets including CNN, USA Today and Men’s Health. His work has also been cited in over 50 books, including Marketing 3.0 by Philip Kotler and The Facebook Effect by David Kirkpatrick.
In 2007, Dan co-created one of the first social media positions in a Fortune 200 company, EMC. He is a founding member of the Young Entrepreneur Council. Dan lives in Boston, MA and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bentley University in 2006.
What people are saying about Dan
“Dan has taken personal branding to a dimension a million miles beyond where I was.”
– Tom Peters
“The champion of personal branding.”
– Alan Webber, co-founder, Fast Company Magazine
“Dan is the most prolific expert on twenty-something personal branding out there today. In just a year or two, he has become a major force to be reckoned with, hobnobbing with the best in the business and continually delivering powerful, valuable content.”
– Alexandra Levit, Author
“Dan is stirring it up and making it happen.”
– David Meerman Scott, bestselling author, The News Rules of Marketing & PR
“Dan Schawbel is at the “tip of the spear” as branding and social media converge and become personally relevant to millions.”
– Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson, coauthors of Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It
“At a time when your brand equity is the sum total and composition of your search results, personal branding is everything. If you don’t believe me, just type ‘Dan Schawbel’ into Google.”
– Pete Blackshaw, Global Head of Digital Marketing & Social Media, Nestle
“It is because of Dan that I Google’d my children’s potential names before I named them.”
– Laura Vanderkam, author of 168 Hours & USA Today contributor
“Anyone wanting to understand how to build a brand, personal or otherwise, could learn a thing of two from Dan.”
– John Jantsch, bestselling author of The Referral Engine
“One of the foremost authorities on personal branding.”
– Andy Beal, author, Radically Transparent and blogger at Marketing Pilgrim
“Dan is one of the foremost voices of his generation, and very inspirational to us.”
– Gary Swart, CEO of oDesk
What the media is saying about Dan
“A twenty-something personal branding czar.”
– Fortune Magazine
“A world renowned personal branding expert.”
“Widely considered the go-to-expert on personal branding.”
“Personal branding guru”
– The New York Times
“Schawbel is a personal branding force of nature.”
– Fast Company
“He is part of the new generation of Internet wunderkinds who have become so adept at spreading their ideas online that they write their first books and hit the morning show circuit when barely out of college. ”
– Yahoo! Shine
“He provides daily insights into workplace trends and personal branding — and how it can help you build a career.”
– AOL Jobs
“He’s mastered what it takes to build and leverage a personal brand that attracts attention, interaction and high regard from an ever-expanding target audience — and he’s built a business helping others do the same.”
“The self-styled king of personal branding”
– Inc. Magazine
“Dan is the man when it comes to personal branding.”
– USA Today