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About Dan Goldberg

Dr. Dan Goldberg is a professor and nationally recognized author, keynote speaker, coach, trainer, and entrepreneur. 

He was the founder and former owner of the highly successful multinational optical company "For Eyes." Subsequently, he created an international management, marketing, public relations and advertising firm;
 putting his prowess to work for clients in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. 

He has been the subject of stories in Newsweek, Business Week, Playboy, Successful Business, Investor's Business Daily, major newspapers in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Boston, Baltimore, Miami, San Francisco, Oakland, St. Louis, Chicago, Los Angeles and many other national and local publications. In addition, Dan has appeared on Good Morning America and other national and local television and radio programs.

His frequent keynote speeches, lectures and training sessions are filled with insights about life, contentment, success, and leadership; and are always peppered with lots of laughter. His sense of humor and comedic flair were honed from his time as a stand-up comic and writer while working with some of America's best known comedians and entertainers. 

A former magazine columnist, he is also the author of the books "Soaring To Enlightenment - The Secret to Living a Contented Life,"  “Lighten Up and Lead - Lessons for Fun and Success in Business,” "Intrapreneurship - The Entrepreneurs From Within - A Practical Guide To Innovation, Strategy, & Implementation," co-author, with Don Martin, of the book “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Successful Leadership,”
contributor to the book “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Running a Business: Strategy and Leadership,” and author of “The Six Steps To Solid Sales Success™” and “The Seven Elements Of Successful Leadership™” programs.

Dan is an Associate Professor and the Academic Director of the Business Management BBA Program at the Fox School of Business, Temple University, where he teaches core courses for Business Management majors and courses for students in other majors. In addition, he teaches courses for Master's Degree students and sits on Doctoral Committees as well. He also teaches Entrepreneurial Leadership in Penn State University's College of Engineering.


Dan also formed and served as Chairman of the Dean’s Council, Drexel University, School of Public Health for four years. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University, his Master of Business Administration degree from Kutztown University’s College of Business where he served as Chairman of the Dean’s Advisory Board for approximately six years, and his Doctor of Education degree from Delaware Valley University.


He was also officially recognized for his contributions to United States public diplomacy by being chosen to receive the Citizen Diplomacy Award for American Business by the International Visitors Council of Philadelphia (IVC). This award was given to Dan for his work in teaching Russian business executives strategic planning. These executives were chosen by the President of Russia and sponsored by the United States government under the Presidential Management Training Initiative. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives also presented Dan with a "Certificate of Appreciation" for his activities with PMTI. He was also awarded a Certificate of Distinction by Hof University in Hof, Germany.

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