901-754-9404
My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

using System.Text.RegularExpressions;
William Danko, Personal Growth Speaker

William Danko

    Personal Finance Speaker and Author of The Millionaire Next Door
Full Bio
In Person-Fee 🛈

$15,000 - $20,000

Virtual Fee:

Please Inquire

Travels From

New York

William Danko Keynote

William Danko Keynote

William Danko Speaker Biography


After 31 years on the marketing faculty— nine as chair—Bill Danko achieved emeritus status in 2007 at the School of Business, State University of New York at Albany. During his tenure, he studied consumer behavior, and in particular the topic of wealth formation. He is the co-author of The Millionaire Next Door, a research-based book about wealth in America that has been ranked as a best seller byThe New York Times for more than three years. His academic publications have appeared in the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Advertising Research, and other leading journals.

Danko earned his Ph.D. at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s (RPI) Lally School of Management and Technology in 1983. “In recognition of conspicuous attainments and service in collegiate activities,” Danko was inducted into the Omicron Delta Kappa society in 2005. He resides in upstate New York with his wife, and is the father of three adult children, none of whom ask him for money.

To book William Danko call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

Getting Acquainted with the Millionaire Next Door

Most people have it all wrong about how one becomes wealthy. It is seldom inheritance or advanced degrees or even intelligence that build fortunes; more often it is the result of hard work, diligent savings, and living below your means. Most of America's truly wealthy do not live in Beverly Hills or on Park Avenue—in fact, quite often they live right next door. William Danko, who spent over 30 years interviewing millionaires, provides numerous take-away examples of how sacrifice, discipline, and hard work most often result in wealth. But these tried-and-true traits so often are ignored by a society bent on obtaining a quick buck. From keynote presentations to after-dinner talks and receptions, Danko shares insights that extend the research found in The Millionaire Next Door. From his elucidating presentation, you’ll learn:

  • What millionaires really do—what they buy, how they invest, how they live
  • How to successfully pass on wealth to your children: tuition, medical expenses and seed money versus vacations, cars, and housing
  • Why attitude is more important than net worth
  • What it means to be richer than a millionaire

Related Speakers

Diana Kander

Diana Kander

Director of Innovation Culture & Habits

 Amelia Rose Earhart, Speaker

Amelia Rose Earhart

Inspiring pilot who became one of the youngest woman to fly a single-engine plane around the world

John O’Leary, Overcoming Adversity Speaker

John O’Leary

President of Rising Above LLC

Bear Grylls, Media Speaker

Bear Grylls

Host of the Discovery Channel's Man vs. Wild

Brant Menswar, speaker

Brant Menswar

Rock Star

Tim Gabrielson, Speaker

Tim Gabrielson

Entertainer

Doc Hendley, Speaker

Doc Hendley

Founder and President of Wine To Water  

Chanel Miller, speaker

Chanel Miller

Survivor of Sexual Assault; Author

Twyla Tharp, Inspiration Speaker

Twyla Tharp

Renowned Dance Choreographer

Molly Fletcher Speaker

Molly Fletcher

CEO

Antoinette Tuff, Crisis Management Speaker

Antoinette Tuff

A Hero Helping Individuals

Mark McKeon, Time Management Speaker

Mark McKeon

Work Life Balance and High Performing Teams

Reviews

Testimonials

"As always, you are the best most responsive speaker bureau I've ever worked with!"

Image Media

Angela Schelp was a great partner in finding the right kick-off speaker for our conference. This was my first conference identifying the keyn..

CubeSmart

I just wanted to thank Matt Meyer and Sheryl Moon for their meticulous assistance with identifying, securing and preparing our chosen guest s..

Testimonials | TraceLink | Executive Speakers

This was my first experience using ESB to locate and secure a keynote speaker for my Corporate event. They were extremely easy to work with a..

AngMar Medical Holdings

"Matt Meyer was really wonderful in assisting me to find the correct keynote speaker for our conference. Jenny Foreman was completely on top ..

The Anchor Group

"As always, Executive Speakers Bureau helped us execute another flawless event. It is always so reassuring to know that you have a team behin..

Texas Hospital Association

"What stands out about the times I have worked with Executive Speakers Bureau is their lightning-fast response time. ESB’s account exec..

Keynote Speaker

"I've worked with Richard and ESB for many years and he's always able to deliver for us. He works hard to meet your speaker goals within the ..

Chem Dry

"Angela is the best!!! I can always count on her honest feedback about speakers. She helps me look like a hero to my company!"

Testimonials | Medtronic | Executive Speakers

"ESB continues to deliver great options for us as we plan our event each year."

Testimonials | Arkansas Heart Hospital | Executive Speakers
Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call to discuss how we can you help find the right speaker(s) for your organization.

© 2022 Executive Speakers Bureau. All Rights Reserved.

Design and Developed by eBiz Solutions

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.

Please fill in information below