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Dan Roitman
Dan Roitman is the founder and chief executive officer of Stroll, a Philadelphia-based e-commerce platform company that specializes in marketing educational products to consumers. Roitman founded Stroll in his dorm room at the University of Maryland in 2000 and has created an $80 million professionally managed organization with more than 125 employees. His proof case is the Pimsleur Approach, a language learning program Stroll has transformed into the second best-selling product in the market, after Rosetta Stone. Stroll is the sole licensee of the Pimsleur Approach, as well as Simon & Schuster’s largest reseller of audio content.

Entries by Dan Roitman

Your Mind on Language: How Bilingualism Boosts Your Brain

(18) Comments | Posted September 11, 2013 | 10:14 AM

Language shapes the way we think. Whether we're listening to a persuasive speaker, absorbed in powerful writing, or engaged in a conversation, language can introduce us to new ideas, perspectives, and opportunities.

But at a more fundamental level, language might physically alter your mind. Bilinguals,...

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5 Business Writing Tips To Make Readers Hang On Your Every Word

(1) Comments | Posted July 16, 2013 | 9:38 AM

I've read more than 500 business books over the past decade, and they've given me access to some of the best minds on how to lead, market, and grow a business. But as a fringe benefit of all that reading, I've gained a stronger understanding of what it means to...

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Why It Makes More Sense Than You Know to Learn a Second Language

(4) Comments | Posted June 13, 2013 | 5:45 PM

My wife is Colombian, I grew up in Germany, and I now work in Philadelphia. As I like to joke, that gives me three good reasons to know a language other than English. But the truth is, recent research suggests that learning a new language, at any age,...

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How to Persuade Anyone: Four Timeless Strategies

(1) Comments | Posted May 20, 2013 | 6:51 PM

Author Dan Pink's latest book, To Sell is Human argues that everyone is a salesperson. And it's true. Whether you're negotiating an acquisition, recruiting new talent, trying to ink an elusive client, or even just asking for a raise, you need to be well versed in the powers...

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