Personal History & Profile of Daniel Mark Harrison
Mr. Harrison is the oldest of the 9th-generation of founders of Harrison & Sons. Mr. Harrison was born in Dubai, and lived as child in Hong Kong, Japan and the United States, where he attended over 7 schools before heading off to briefly study Theology at Oxford University.
Mr. Harrison has lived and worked in Asia for the past half-decade, founding and selling companies, financing large-scale projects and structuring acquisitions for private and government-owned entities. In 2014, Mr. Harrison developed the concept of FactoryBanking, the first value configuration for the Internet of Things economy, about which he has lectured widely. He writes a regular column on the major issues facing the business and political leaders of today for business weekly Forbes, and he is a frequent guest speaker on major television channels including CNN, CNBC, Fox News, BBC, Sky News, ITV and others.
Mr. Harrison is widely-considered to be one of the Millennial generation’s leading entrepreneurial intellectuals. In addition to his role as a businessman and investor, he also a high-profile media personality and author who has achieved a series of notable acclimations. His business activities have been noted in periodicals such as the The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal as well as on leading financial newswires such as Bloomberg and Reuters.
Daniel Mark Harrison: Literary Achievements
Daniel Mark Harrison is a widely published author who has written for notable publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Slate, The Daily Dot and Portfolio Magazine. He currently writes a weekly column for Forbes Asia.
Mr. Harrison is the author of two books: The Millennial Reincarnations (Publick Media Publishing; 2015), a novel about the philosophical crisis of the millennial generation, and the forthcoming non-fiction work Bipolar Economics: Being An Account of 21st Century Progress (MarxRand Media; 2016).
The Millennial Reincarnations has been extremely well-received. Critics have hailed the book “easily the best this year” (Huffington Post), “complex, rich, and engrossing all in one … a unique five star read” (Mid West Book Review), “ambitious” (Il Figlio), and “required reading” (Jeffrey Robinson, #1 NYT Bestseller), lauding “Harrison’s brash confidence in the privileged, fast-moving world he describes” (Kirkus) where “the female characters … are Katniss-style strong” (Bustle). Since the publication of the first edition of The Millennial Reincarnations was published in late 2015, this book has become considered to be nothing less than an early cult classic for the Millennial era.