Aaron McDaniel

Aaron McDaniel is a globally recognized corporate manager, entrepreneur, speaker and author with a passion for helping organizations innovate and attract, engage & retain top talent. He is the author of The Wall Street Journal and National Bestselling book, Global Class, the playbook for building a global company.

Aaron is currently a faculty member at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business (where he is also an alumnus) and is the co-founder of 10X Innovation Lab, a consulting firm helping corporations and governments across 4 continents build and leverage innovation ecosystems. Aaron began his corporate career at AT&T, as part of its flagship Leadership Development Program (LDP). He rose to become one of the youngest to serve as Regional Vice President (at age 27) and was a Diamond Club honoree, being in the Top 1% of regional sales managers worldwide.

Aaron is a serial entrepreneur, having founded 3 companies that were acquired, one of which he turned down an offer for on ABC’s Shark Tank. Aaron is also the author of The Young Professional’s Guide to the Working World and The Young Professional’s Guide to Managing, has been featured in numerous national media outlets including: The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Forbes, Inc., Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur, CBSRadio, and US News & World Report, and whose clients include top companies like: Ritz- Carlton, Microsoft, Deloitte Consulting, Wells Fargo and UnitedHealth Group.