Minter Dial is a professional speaker, storyteller, author and consultant, specialized in branding, new tech and digital transformation. Minter has given over 500 talks and seminars to audiences in six continents.
He is the author of three award-winning books, Futureproof (2017) and The Last Ring Home (2016), the latter of which he turned into an award-winning documentary film shown on PBS (US) and History Channel (A/NZ). His newest book, Heartificial Empathy, Putting Heart into Business and Artificial Intelligence (2018) won the Book Excellence Award 2019 in the category of Technology and was finalist for the Business Book Awards 2019.
Previously, he enjoyed a 16-year international career at L’Oreal, including being Managing Director Worldwide of Redken, the Canadian subsidiary of the Professional Products Division (PPD) and on the Executive Committee worldwide of the PPD. He also worked at the DLJ investment bank, the Philadelphia Zoo, the NJ State Aquarium and has founded three startups. He’s a renowned blogger and podcaster and is passionate about the Grateful Dead, Padel Tennis and languages.
Heartificial Empathy – Winner of Book Excellence Award 2019 (New Tech) & finalist for Business Book Award 2019 (Embracing Change)
Futureproof – Winner Business Book Award 2018 (Embracing Change)
The Last Ring Home (book) – Winner of Book Excellence Award 2018
The Last Ring Home (documentary film) – Selected at 7 film festivals, winner of Best Documentary and Best Screenplay at Southern Shorts Awards 2017, Best Foreign Film at Charleston International Film Festival