דניאל פינק חיבר אתראש אחררב המכר העולמי שתורגם לעשרים שפות (בעברית אף הוא בהוצאת מטר). הוא כותב עבור ה"ניו יורק טיימס", "הרווארד ביזנס רוויו" וכתבי עת חשובים נוספים. הוא מרצה על שינויים כלכליים ועל עולם העבודה כיום בחברות, באיגודים ובאוניברסיטאות בכל העולם.
Dan's articles on business and technology appear in many publications, including the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and Wired, where he is a contributing editor. He has provided analysis of business trends on CNN, CNBC, ABC, NPR, and other networks in the U.S. and abroad. He also lectures to corporations, associations, and universities around the world on economic transformation and the new workplace.
A free agent himself, Dan held his last real job in the White House, where he served from 1995 to 1997 as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore. He also worked as an aide to U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich and in other positions in politics and government.
He received a BA, with honors, from Northwestern University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a JD from Yale Law School. To his lasting joy, he has never practiced law.
Dan lives with his wife and their three children in Washington, DC, where he is at work on his next book, to be published in 2010.