Author Archive for: David Mezzapelle
David Mezzapelle believes that we all have the capacity to make optimism contagious just by sharing our life's adventures - the ups and the downs. Mezzapelle is the bestselling author of Contagious Optimism, an uplifting book series that contains real stories from real people around the globe that demonstrates that every cloud has a silver lining. Mezzapelle was inspired to write this book series based on his life's experiences, his own contagious optimism, and the encouragement of his Alma Mater, Fairfield University in Connecticut. Profits from each sale will go to the school along with other charities.
Mezzapelle was the founder of Goliath Technology, a global data center infrastructure company. Mezzapelle also orchestrated one of the most innovative internship programs ever created, a staple for organizations today. After selling Goliath, Mezzapelle launched several companies and philanthropic initiatives along with serving on various public and private boards. Throughout his life, Mezzapelle has encountered great peaks and valleys all of which he is grateful for and has always kept his glass "completely full."
Mezzapelle has been a guest on various radio and television programs. He is a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal and various other publications around the globe. Mezzapelle is also a TEDx and Contagious Optimism LIVE! speaker.
For more information, please visit contagiousoptimism.com.
Entries by David Mezzapelle
We all have stories that make us smile and others that we prefer to forget. We all have experienced personal and professional ups and downs. This is part of the human experience and we should appreciate every moment. Do not regret the past, as difficult as that may be. The past is behind you with nothing but knowledge in its wake. You can’t change the past, so why not make it an educational tool no different than when you first learned to ride a bike? Do not be disappointed or discouraged about today. Today is temporary and tomorrow is on… Read more.
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