About Dan Hill
Born in Minot, North Dakota and raised in Minnesota and Italy, Dan Hill received his B.A. in English/Art History from St. Olaf College (with additional studies at Oxford University), a M.A. in Creative Writing, and a PhD from Rutgers University. After working in the Director's Office at the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, for PSE&G, and the consulting firm Experience Engineering, Dan launched his own company, Sensory Logic, Inc. in 1998. This market research and consulting firm has done work for over 50% of the world's top 100 advertisers and is the recipient of 7 U.S. patents. Dan Hill published 8 books, including Emotionomics, which features a foreword by Sam Simon, co-creator of The Simpsons, and was chosen by Advertising Age as one of the top 10 must-read books of 2009. Other recent books have included: Famous Faces Decoded: A Guidebook for Reading Others, Two Cheers for Democracy: How Emotions Drive Leadership Style, and First Blush: People's Intuitive Reactions to Famous Art. Dan's media coverage and national TV appearances include a front-page profile in The New York Times, ABC's "Good Morning, America," NBC's "The Today Show," CNN, Fox, MSNBC, PBS. Dan's work was noted with commendation in the 1989, 1991 and 1994 editions of The Best American Essays.