DAN CLARK is founder and CEO of Dan Clark and Associates - an international high performance communications and training firm; University Professor; an Award Winning Athlete who fought his way back from a paralyzing injury that cut short his football career; a New York Times Best Selling Author; Adventurer; Gold Record Songwriter/Recording Artist; and one of the most sought after speakers on the platform today. Since 1982, Dan has spoken to more than 5 million people, in over 5500 audiences, in all 50 states, in 61 countries, on 6 continents, to 200 of the Fortune 500 companies, Super Bowl Champions, Million Dollar Round Table, the United Nations World Congress, and multiple times to our combat troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Africa. In 2005, Dan was inducted into the National Speakers Hall of Fame, and both Achievers Global and eSpeakers have named Dan one of the Top Ten Motivational Speakers In The World. Dan is a primary contributing author to the Chicken Soup For The Soul series, and the author of 31 of his own best-selling books, including Puppies For Sale, which was made into a film at Paramount Studios starring Jack Lemmon. As a master storyteller, Dan has been published in more than 50 million books, in 40 languages worldwide, has appeared on more than 500 TV and radio programs including Oprah and Glenn Beck, and has been the feature article in Mayo Clinic, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Inc., Performance, and Millionaire Magazines. Clark’s inspiring life includes soaring to the edge of space in a U2 Spy Plane; flying fighter jets with the Air Force Thunderbirds; racing automobiles at Nurburgring and dogsleds in the Arctic; serving on the Olympic Committee and carrying the Olympic Torch in the 2002 Winter Games; serving on the International Board of Governors of Operation Smile; serving with the Secretary of the Air Force on the National Civic Leaders Board, and most significantly, being named 2012 Utah Father of the year.