On this page, you’ll find the following assets:
- Minter Dial headshot photos in high resolution
- Minter Dial bio short form + shorter still
- Minter Dial bio long form
- Video speaker highlights reels via Vimeo
- Offline (2018)
- Online and offline (2021)
- Minter Dialogue podcast highlights (via YouTube)
- Minter’s CV
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Minter Dial Bio
Short bio for Minter
Minter Dial is a professional speaker, author and elevator, specialized in leadership, branding and transformation. An agent of change, he’s a three-time entrepreneur, who has exercised twelve different métiers and moved country fifteen times. Minter’s core career stint of 16 years was spent as a top executive at L’Oréal, member of the worldwide Executive Committee for the Professional Products Division. He’s author of the award-winning WWII story, The Last Ring Home (documentary film and book, 2016) as well as three prize-winning business books, Futureproof (2017) and Heartificial Empathy (2019). His book on leadership, You Lead, How being yourself makes you a better leader (2021) won the Business Book Awards 2022. Minter is working on a new book, Dialogos, a featured publication on Substack, about fostering more meaningful conversation. He is passionate about the Grateful Dead, Padel Tennis and languages. @mdial / www.minterdial.com
Shorter still… (50 words)
Minter Dial is an international professional speaker, elevator and a multiple award-winning author. An agent of change who has exercised twelve different métiers and moved country fifteen times, he’s author of the WWII story, The Last Ring Home as well as 3 business books: Futureproof, Heartificial Empathy and You Lead.
Long bio for Minter
Minter Dial is a professional speaker, storyteller, author, and consultant, specialized in leadership, branding and transformation. Minter, who prides himself in elegantly elevating the debate, has given over 500 talks and seminars to audiences in five continents, including at SXSW, Twitch, Yext, Cision, Netexplo, and Tencent. He was voted Top 3 out of 150 speakers at the Adobe Summit EMEA three years in a row (2014-2015-2016).
He is the author of four award-winning books, The Last Ring Home, A POW’s Lasting Legacy of Courage, Love, and Honor in World War II (2016) that was turned into an award-winning documentary film for PBS and History Channel; Futureproof, How to get your Business Ready for the Next Disruption (co-written with Caleb Storkey and published by Pearson, 2017), winner of the Business Book Award 2018 in the category of Technology; Heartificial Empathy, Putting Heart into Business and Artificial Intelligence, which won the Book Excellence Award 2019 in the category of Technology and was finalist for the Business Book Awards 2019; and his last book, You Lead, How Being Yourself Makes You A Better Leader (Kogan Page, 2021) that won the Business Book Awards 2022 in the category of Leadership. Minter is working on a new book, DIALOGOS, a featured publication on Substack, about fostering more meaningful conversation.
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, including a travel agency for entertainers and a high-end handmade leather Gladstone bag maker.
He’s on the board of ECV School, and was previously NED of LastminuteGroup and SBT-Humans Matter. He’s a renowned blogger and podcaster (in English and French); and he’s passionate about the Grateful Dead, Padel Tennis and languages.
Find more at www.MinterDial.com or listen to his weekly podcast which has been running since 2010. On Twitter: @mdial.
Minter Dial highlight reels
- Minter’s speaker highlights reel Online (2021) and offline Offline (2017)
- The Minter Dialogue podcast highlights reel
Minter’s social links
- Twitter: @mdial
- Twitter en français: @mdialFR
- Follow on LinkedIn: minterdial
- Facebook: MinterDial
- Youtube Channel: dialminter
- Substack: Dialogos
To Book Minter
I'm Minter Dial and I serve my clients by elevating the debate and energy, telling powerful stories and connecting people and ideas. I relish being an engaging professional speaker on leadership, transformation and branding. I'm known for being someone who walks the talk and delivers on or above expectations. I'm the author of four award-winning books, including my latest book, You Lead, How Being Yourself Makes You A Better Leader that was published by Kogan Page and won the Business Book Award 2022 in the category of leadership. It is available at all fine e-tailers as an audiobook, ebook and paperback.
I'm also the producer of the award-winning WWII book and film The Last Ring Home, co-author of Futureproof that won the Business Book Award 2018 and Heartificial Empathy, which was a finalist for the Business Book Award 2020 and won the Book Excellence Award (category of .
My new project is Dialogos, Fostering More Meaningful Conversations that is being published weekly via Substack, which will be converted into a book in 2023.