Daniel Houghton is the former CEO of Lonely Planet and a regular public speaker. A lifelong traveler, he has visited more than 35 countries and logged 2 million miles over the course of his career. Houghton began working as a photojournalist for publications which include The Seattle Times, the US Army, and the Associated Press before joining Lonely Planet. He was named one of Forbes magazine’s 30 under 30 standouts that are changing the media industry in 2017. His speaking career includes keynote presentations for Booking, Grupo Vidanta, and the World Summit for Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and has regularly appeared on CNBC as a travel expert. He lives outside Nashville, TN on a farm.