Joe Seldner has been a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist, an Emmy-nominated producer, creative executive to Tom Hanks, chief speechwriter to a governor, and started and ran a news division of a cable TV company. Joe has written for dozens of publications, online and print, taught classes in idea development, and spoken at many venues in the USA and abroad. He is an excellent interviewer and skilled at getting people to open up. He has an MBA from Yale and degrees in Journalism and Psychology from Columbia, and has mentored students at Princeton University. He climbed to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in 2013, and continues to take on challenges that allow him to pretend he isn't getting old. He raised his two children on his own from very young ages – and they still talk to him.