Doug Wead is a presidential historian and New York Times bestselling author. He has been an advisor to two American presidents and served in the White House as special assistant to the president under George Herbert Walker Bush.
In 1979 he co-founded Mercy Corps, which has distributed more than $1.5 billion of food and medicine around the world.
As a corporate-motivational speaker he has addressed business audiences in coliseums and soccer stadiums in forty countries. He is the author of 27 books. Recent titles include All the Presidents’ Children and The Raising of a President.