Author Dana C. Ackley, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized expert on EQ Coaching. He has given invited addresses in London, Sydney, the Gold Coast of Australia, Brisbane, and Toronto, as well as in multiple cities across the US. He has been named a Fellow of the American Psychological Association twice. His original EQ Leader Program (2006) was the first comprehensive program for building EQ skills. It has been used by coaches and organizations worldwide. He coaches leaders in Fortune 500 companies, major healthcare systems, consulting firms, family businesses, and professional firms. Experienced executive coaches frequently seek Dana out for consultation.