Creative, hard-working, and borderline obsessive, Paul Ten Haken seeks to bring out passion in those around him.
When Paul speaks at your event, you’ll need extra chairs on standby. He has a dynamic personality and the digital marketing expertise to back it up. Boring PowerPoints aren’t his style. Instead, Paul engages audiences of all ages and skills through their involvement mixed with real-life examples, humor, and energy.Get in Touch
Children know about the "usual" jobs such as firemen, doctors, and teachers, but do they know about the important role the internet plays in these careers? I Can Work on the Internet, a 24-page children’s book, explains the new wave of online jobs to a 6 to 7-year-old audience.
Paul’s book tells the story of Teddy and his dad, a web developer, who answers questions at a school career day. Read along while Teddy’s Dad explains why the internet is a critical tool for many fields.
The book also includes a discussion guide and glossary to help kids learn important internet concepts.Learn More
As an accomplished IRONMAN and obstacle course racing athlete, Paul is driven to succeed both in and out of the boardroom and competitively races across the country. He uses this athletic experience to motivate others to achieve individual success in life.
For years, Paul has been a go-to guy for various media outlets looking to further understand the role that web technology plays in everyday life. He started in digital media at the dawn of the dot-com boom and then spent several years in high-level roles in the corporate sector, gaining experience in business, marketing, and management.
Since launching Click Rain in 2008, Paul’s achievements have been nothing less than impressive. His thought leadership in the digital space earned him a spot in the Google Glass Explorers program, as well as recognition from Tumblr, Entrepreneur Magazine and the BBC. However, his greatest professional success is in building a company that is steadily awarded for its positive workplace culture.
He is the proud founder of the Dispatch Project, a group dedicated to providing overseas service opportunities to business people, and the Tenfold Foundation, an organization that supports domestic and international causes. He’s a respected leader, and businessman and credits his faith for much of what he defines as success.
Paul is also an accomplished obstacle course racing competitor who participates in events across the country. Currently sponsored by Hammer Strength Apparel, Powerful Yogurt, and Oral I.V., his latest accomplishment was competing on NBC's primetime hit "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge."
“There is not a seminar held or an article written about social media in our region without Paul’s presence or comments. Paul is a pioneer and has brought clarity to many businesses who were confused about how to utilize social media.”- Michelle Lavallee, Global Sales/Marketing, Applied Technology Division Raven Industries (NASDAQ: RAVN)
“Paul’s expertise in digital technology and casual presentation style were perfect for our conference. He truly is a leader in his field.”- U.S. Representative Kristi Noem
“Paul’s commencement address was the perfect mix of humor and passion wrapped around a great ethical message. His refreshing and engaging style made him relatable to our students and we are proud to call him an alumnus.”- Dr. Mark Benedetto, President, University of Sioux Falls