Dan Seewald

Senior Advisor


Dan is a Senior Advisor at GIANT Innovation and the Former Head of Pfizer’s World Wide Innovation group where he designed and led the Dare to Try program, one of the Fortune 100’s leading design thinking and strategic innovation programs.  Dan is a leading expert and author in the field of strategic innovation and is the founder of the Deliberate Innovation System™ which combines rigorous innovation techniques with the inspirational practices used in coaching high-performance athletes.   

Dan has been on the front-lines of innovation for two decades, having been the head of a $1B+ global marketing portfolio, led new product development and market research teams.  Outside of the workplace, Dan is a wrestling and soccer coach and has been a radio broadcaster.  Dan is a trained moderator, certified as a creative problem solving (CPS) facilitator, Design Thinking (DT) Coach and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He did his graduate studies (MBA) at New York University in Political Economy and Entrepreneurship and has a BS in Accounting from The College of New Jersey. 




“Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” Albert Einstein.


Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury.


The printing press.