Authors

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Dan Miller

Type: PoliticianNationality: Canadian

Dan Millman

Daniel Jay Millman is an American author and lecturer in the self-help field.

Type: Author, speakerNationality: American

Dan O'Brien

Daniel Dion Dan O'Brien, an American athlete. A decathlete, his 1990s achievements in the decathlon included the winning of an Olympic gold medal in 1996, and, previous to that, three consecutive titles at the World Championships in Athletics.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Dan Pallotta

Daniel M. "Dan" Pallotta (born January 21, 1961) is an American entrepreneur, author, and humanitarian activist. He is best known for his involvement in multi-day charitable events with the long-distance Breast Cancer 3-Day walks, AIDS Rides bicycle journeys, and Out of the Darkness suicide prevention night walks. Over nine years, 182,000 people participated in these events and raised $582 million. They were the subject of a Harvard Business School case study. He is the author of Uncharitable – How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential, the best-selling title in the history of Tufts University Press. He is also the author of Charity Case: How the Nonprofit Community Can Stand Up for Itself and Really Change the World, and When Your Moment Comes – a Guide to Fulfilling Your Dreams. He is the president of Advertising for Humanity and president and founder of the Charity Defense Council. He is a featured contributor to Harvard Business Review online.

Type: businesspersonNationality: United States of America

Dan Pfeiffer

Howard Daniel Pfeiffer (born December 24, 1975) is an American activist, podcaster, and former Senior Advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama for Strategy and Communications.Pfeiffer was a long-time aide to Obama, serving in various press and communications roles throughout his 2008 campaign for the Presidency, on his presidential transition team, and in the Obama White House. He co-hosts the Pod Save America podcast with Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor. In 2015, Pfeiffer joined CNN as a political contributor.

Type: spokesperson,podcasterNationality: United States of America

Dan Phillips

Dan Phillips is an American designer and builder from Texas. He is the founder and face of Phoenix Commotion, a construction company established in 1997. Phoenix Commotion focuses on designing Eco-friendly homes for low-income individuals and families such as struggling artists and single mothers. The company’s goals include reducing landfill burdens through the use of excess and recyclable materials; providing low-income housing through selection of cheap materials and labor; and allowing opportunities for the unemployed by training unskilled workers.

Type: designerNationality:

Dan Quayle

James Danforth Dan Quayle served as the 44th Vice President of the United States, serving with President George H. W. Bush. He served as a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the state of Indiana.

Type: Vice PresidentNationality: American

Dan Quinn

Daniel Patrick Quinn (born September 11, 1970) is an American football coach who is the current head coach and defensive coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He previously served as the defensive coordinator of the Seattle Seahawks from 2013 to 2014, whose defense led the team to two consecutive Super Bowl appearances, winning Super Bowl XLVIII.

Type: coach,head coach,athletics competitorNationality: United States of America

Dan Quisenberry

Dan Raymond Quiz Quisenberry was an American right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played primarily for the Kansas City Royals. Notable for his submarine-style pitching delivery and his humorous quotes, he led the American League in saves a record five times, and retired in 1990 with 244 saves, then the 6th-highest total in major league history.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Dan Rather

Daniel Irvin Dan Rather, Jr. is an American journalist and the former news anchor for the CBS Evening News. He is now managing editor and anchor of the television news magazine Dan Rather Reports on the cable channel AXS TV. Rather was anchor of the CBS Evening News for 24 years, from March 9, 1981, to March 9, 2005. He also contributed to CBS's 60 Minutes.

Type: JournalistNationality: American

Dan Reynolds

Daniel Coulter Reynolds (born July 14, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is the lead vocalist and only remaining original member of the pop rock band Imagine Dragons. Reynolds also released an EP in 2011, titled Egyptian – EP, as a duo with Aja Volkman under the moniker Egyptian. He is a recipient of the Songwriters Hall of Fame Hal David Starlight Award.

Type: singer,musicianNationality: United States of America

Dan Rosensweig

Dan Rosensweig is an American business executive, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Chegg. Previously, Rosensweig served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Guitar Hero, a series of music rhythm games published by RedOctane and Harmonix, Chief Operating Officer at Yahoo!, President of CNET, and President and Chief Executive Officer of ZDNet.

Type: business executiveNationality: United States of America

Dan Savage

Daniel Keenan Dan Savage is an American author, media pundit, journalist and newspaper editor. Savage writes the internationally syndicated relationship and sex advice column Savage Love. Its tone is frank in its discussion of sexuality, often humorous, and hostile to social conservatives and Rick Santorum's views on homosexuality.

Type: Writer, author, journalistNationality: American

Dan Scanlon

Dan Scanlon (born June 21, 1976) is an American animator, storyboard artist and director, working for Pixar. He directed Monsters University and is currently directing Onward at Pixar.

Type: screenwriter,writer,animator,film directorNationality: United States of America

Dan Seligman

Daniel Seligman was an editor and columnist at Fortune magazine from 1950 to 1997. He also wrote for Forbes, Commentary, The American Mercury, Commonweal, and The New Leader.

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Dan Severson

Daniel Mark "Doc" Severson (born August 31, 1954) is an American Republican politician. He is a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives who represented District 14A, which includes portions of Benton and Stearns counties in the north central part of the state. He is a retired U.S. Navy fighter pilot, business owner, and substitute teacher. He ran unsuccessfully three times for statewide office in Minnesota, the last time in 2014.

Type: politician,military officerNationality: United States of America

Dan Shechtman

Dan Shechtman (Hebrew: דן שכטמן; born January 24, 1941) is the Philip Tobias Professor of Materials Science at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, an Associate of the US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, and Professor of Materials Science at Iowa State University. On April 8, 1982, while on sabbatical at the U.S. National Bureau of Standards in Washington, D.C., Shechtman discovered the icosahedral phase, which opened the new field of quasiperiodic crystals. Shechtman was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of quasicrystals, making him one of six Israelis who have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Type: engineer,physicist,chemist,pedagogue,university teacherNationality: United States of America,Israel