PNC Thought Leaders Lecture Series

A Conversation with Daniel Pink

"The Future of Work and Innovation"

Daniel Pink

#1 New York Times Best Selling Author of When, To Sell is Human, Drive and A Whole New Mind

Regional Thought Leaders Breakfast Forum
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Harrisburg Hilton
1 North 2nd Street Harrisburg ,PA 171010

The event is free to attend, but registration is requested.

UPDATE: Pre-registration for this event has closed.
Walk-ins will be accepted on a first come, first served basis until the ballroom reaches capacity.


Highlighting his thoughts on:

  • How changes in the work environment and in innovation might shape our region's future
  • How we can better collaborate to ensure a more prosperous region in the face of these changes.

Schedule of Events

  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet – Networking time with fellow attendees
  • 8:00 a.m – 9:30 a.m. Forum Begins – Opening Remarks, Presentation by Daniel Pink, and Question & Answer Session

Daniel Pink is one of the best-selling nonfiction authors of the last decade. His books on work, business, and behavior have won multiple awards, been translated into 41 languages, and have sold more than 3 million copies worldwide.

Pink was host and co-executive producer of Crowd Control, a National Geographic Television series on behavioral science. He also appears frequently on NPR, PBS, and other TV and radio networks in the U.S. and abroad. He has been a contributing editor at Fast Company and Wired and a business columnist for The Sunday Telegraph. His articles and essays have also appeared in The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, The New Republic, and other publications. For the last six years, London-based Thinkers50 has named him one of the top 15 business thinkers in the world.

Before venturing out on his own 20 years ago, Pink worked in several positions in politics and government, including serving from 1995 to 1997 as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University, where he was a Truman Scholar and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School.