Minter Dial is a professional speaker — online and offline — storyteller, author and consultant, specialised in leadership, branding and transformation. Minter has given over 500 talks and seminars to audiences in six continents.
He is the author of three award-winning books, Heartificial Empathy, Putting Heart into Business and Artificial Intelligence (2019), 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 on leadership, published by Kogan Page, is You Lead, How Being Yourself Makes You A Better Leader (2021), which hit #1 on the hot new releases.
Previously, he enjoyed a 16-year international career at L’Oreal, including being Managing Director Worldwide of Redken, MD of 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.
Minter received his BA in Trilingual Literature from Yale University (1987) and gained his MBA at INSEAD, Fontainebleau (1993).
Minter is a Board member of the ECV Digital School (Paris) and SBT Inc. (Lyon), and previously served as NED Board Member of Lastminute.com (Amsterdam).
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, winner of Best Foreign Film at Charleston International Film Festival