Michael Parrish DuDell is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and the bestselling author of Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business and Shark Tank Secrets to Success—the official business books from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank.
Recently ranked as one of the top three most popular business authors by Amazon.com and named “one of nation’s leading Millennial voices” by IBM, Michael is a recognized industry expert and commentator who’s regularly featured across numerous media outlets, including CNN, CNBC, Fox News, Fox Business News, Bloomberg TV and many more.
An award-winning, international keynote speaker, Michael delivers interactive speeches and workshops designed to help businesses and leaders build future focused organizations and connect with a new generation. He has spoken for and collaborated with some of the world’s most influential brands, including Kraft, Visa, L’Oreal, Toyota, and American Express.
Michael is a contributor to several publications and authors a quarterly small business column for Costco Connection, which has a mailed monthly circulation of 8.6 million.
Previously, Michael served as editor of GE’s ecomagination.com and the host of GE’s original video series Green Room Live. Prior to that, he was the managing editor of The Domino Project —a publishing company founded by marketing luminary Seth Godin and powered by Amazon.com — as well as the host of The Next Crop a syndicated web series sponsored by Citrix in partnership with Forbes Media.
Michael is a One Young World Ambassador, a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council, and an advisor to numerous companies. Outside of the office, he works closely with an array of social organizations.
Michael will speak at 8 p.m. on Wednesday evening, Jan. 22.