Kevin Daum

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Kevin Daum is an author, columnist, entrepreneurship coach, marketer and speaker. He currently writes for His columns have also appeared in the Huffington Post, Leader2Leader Magazine, and Smart Business Magazine. He is the currently the Executive Producer for the talk radio show Amilya! on 77WABC New York.


Born and raised in Los Angeles, Daum graduated in 1986 from Humboldt State University with a degree in theatre arts. He graduated from the MIT Enterprise Forum, Entrepreneurial Masters program in 2001. He founded and operated Stratford Financial Services in 1989; Daum grew the company to become an Inc. 500 company in 1999, then sold it in 2007. He founded and sold an entertainment venture, Mystery is Served, in 1995. Daum founded TAE International in 2008.


Daum has authored several books, including "Video Marketing For Dummies" published by Wiley in 2012 and "ROAR! Get Heard in the Sales and Marketing Jungle" published by Wiley in 2010. His book "Green$ense For the Home: Rating the Real Payoff on 50 Green Home Projects", co-authored with Eric Corey Freed (Taunton) won an American Society of Journalists and Author’s (ASJA) Outstanding Book Award in 2011.[1]

He has held board positions for the Entrepreneur's Organization and was a founding member of its Silicon Valley chapter.

Daum was named Humboldt State University's Distinguished Alum of the Year in 2006.[2]


"Video Marketing For Dummies" with Matt Scott, Bettina Hein, Andreas Goeldi, John Wiley & Sons, 2012
"ROAR" Get Heard in the Sales and Marketing Jungle" With Daniel Turner, John Wiley & Sons, 2010
"Green$ense for the Home: Rating the Real Payoff from 50 Green Home Projects" with Eric Corey Freed, Taunton Publishers, 2010
"Building Your Own Home For Dummies" with Peter Economy and Janice Brewster, John Wiley & Sons, 2005
"What the Banks Won’t Tell You",Grady Parsons, 2004


  1. ^ ASJA. "ASJA Outstanding Book Award 2011". Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Humboldt Alumni Association. "Humboldt State Distinguished Alumni". Retrieved 15 April 2013.