Michael Parrish Dudell is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and the bestselling author of Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business—the official book from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank on how to successfully launch and grow a company from concept to cash.
Recently ranked as one of the top three most popular business authors by Amazon.com, Michael helps companies and leaders build future-focused organizations and connect with a new generation of consumer.
A recognized business expert and television pundit, Michael’s been featured across numerous media outlets, including CNBC, Bloomberg TV, CNN, The New York Times, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, Business Insider, and Forbes, where he is a regular contributor.
Michael is the host and co-executive producer of The Next Crop—a web series that showcases the next generation of business and media influencers. Sponsored by Citrix GoToMeeting in partnership with Forbes Media, The Next Crop spotlights the people, projects, and ideas that are pushing boundaries, disrupting industries, and setting the tone for the future.
An award-winning keynote speaker, Michael has presented to hundreds of audiences around the world. Detailed in his popular TEDx talk, Michael is an outspoken advocate for organizational transformation and travels the globe leading trainings and workshops designed to help businesses and entrepreneurs maximize their impact and expand their influence.
As a consultant and advisor, Michael has collaborated with organizations ranging from startups to Fortune 500s, including such well-known companies as American Express, Kraft, Ogilvy, Visa, Disney, L’Oreal, IAC and many more.More about Michael…Previously, Michael served as editor of ecomagination.com —GE’s cleantech and sustainable innovation site—as well as the host of ecomagination.com’s web series Green Room Live. Prior to that, Michael was the managing editor of The Domino Project—a publishing company started by marketing guru Seth Godin and powered by Amazon.
Michael is a One Young World Ambassador, a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council, and an advisor to numerous startups, including the New York Tech Meetup—the largest tech organization in New York. Outside of the office, Michael works closely with an array of social organizations. He is an active participant in Big Brothers Big Sisters, an executive volunteer with Defy Ventures, and a member of UNICEF’s Next Generation—a group of young professionals dedicated to ending child mortality.