Dan Schawbel, recognized as a "personal branding guru" by The New York Times, is the Managing Partner of Millennial Branding, LLC, a Gen-Y research and management consulting company. He is the author of the #1 international bestselling career book, Me 2.0: 4 Steps to Building Your Future (Kaplan Publishing). Me 2.0 made the New York Times summer reading list for job seekers, made The Washington Post summer reading list, was the #1 career book of 2009 by The New York Post, is a #1 bestseller in Japan, and is also being translated into 10 other languages. His second book, Promote Yourself: The New Art of Getting Ahead, will be released in 2013 by St. Martins Press. In 2010, Dan was named to the prestigious Inc. Magazine 30 Under 30 list.
In 2007, Dan co-created one of the first social media positions in a Fortune 200 company, EMC Corp. He is a syndicated columnist for Metro US (New York, Boston & Philadelphia), reaching over 1.2 million readers bi-weekly. At 28 years old, Dan is the youngest columnist at BusinessWeek
, and a popular blogger at Forbes
, and Fast Company
. He has written articles for The Wall Street Journal, TIME, Entrepreneur Magazine, BrandWeek Magazine, Mashable, AOL Jobs, Yahoo! Shine, MediaPost, BNET, and Advertising Age.
As a national speaker, Dan has spoken to Google, IBM, CitiGroup, Time Warner, Symantec, Harvard Business School, and MIT, and has shared the stage with thought leaders such as Seth Godin. He is also a founding member of the Young Entrepreneur Council and on the Advisory Board of 1-800-Bakery.com.
Dan lives in Boston, MA and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bentley University in 2006.