Mike Donahue is the founder and co-director of Value Up. He has spoken to over a million students throughout the last decade in live settings. He has spent the last 30 years working with young people all over the world including work in the United States, Asia, South America, and Europe. Mike has authored four books: Reinventing My Normal, Hidden Scars, Talking to Brick Walls, and his latest book, Value Up.
He is a highly sought-after speaker and one of the best on the subjects of respect, bullying, and school climate issues. He has spoken alongside the likes of Roger Goodell, the commissioner of the NFL, and Arne Duncan, the Secretary of Education. His candid style and authentic persona keep students engaged throughout the entire presentation and leaves them inspired.
Mike hails from Boston, MA and was a member of the United States Air Force. He is the father of four children and married to his beautiful wife Rachel. He has dedicated his life to helping students understand their own innate value and the value of other people.