Tom Hinton, author of 10,000 Days:  The Rest of Your Life, the Best of Your Life and Passages:  A Book of Daily Inspiration & Weekly Exercises for The Course of 10,000 Days is the lead presenter of the 10,000 Days Foundation.  His book, 10,000 Days: The Rest of Your Life, the Best of Your Life, won the 2012 eLit Award.

As a professional speaker and business author, Tom is also the author of The Spirit of Service and Leadership Lessons I Learned on the Links: 72 Ways to Par the Course of Business and Life. He is the co-author of Customer-Focused Quality: What to Do on Monday Morning.  Tom is a frequent speaker on several topics including:  Creating a Culture of Excellence in the Workplace, Life Balance, Employee Engagement and Personal Growth.

Since 1988, he has addressed over 1,100 major corporate, association, and government audiences in the United States, Canada, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, China, Australia, New Zealand, Malta, Italy, Mexico, Ireland, Spain, France, Portugal, England, and Scotland.

Tom also serves as the president and CEO of CRI Global, LLC, an international company that provides association management, destination research and meeting services to clients around the world, as well as Blue Carriage Publishing.

Tom is a native of Washington, D.C. and was raised in Chevy Chase, Maryland.  He is a graduate of the University of Maryland and completed the Fundraising Management graduate program at the University of San Diego.  He resides near San Diego, CA.