Novak, David

Biography

David Novak is Founder and CEO of David Novak Leadership, the parent organization to five nonprofits dedicated to developing leaders at every stage of life, from ages 5 to 65. David is also the host of the top-ranked business podcast, 'How Leaders Lead with David Novak'. A renowned expert on leadership and recognition culture, Novak is also a New York Times bestselling author. His highly respected and critically acclaimed books include Taking People With You: The Only Way to Make Big Things Happen and his latest, a parable, O GREAT ONE! A Little Story About the Awesome Power of Recognition. Novak is the Co-Founder, retired Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), one of the world’s largest restaurant companies. Under his 17-year leadership, Yum! Brands grew from a $4b to a $32 billion market cap...