Dave Sanderson is an inspirational survivor, speaker and author. His thoughts on leadership have made him an internationally sought-out speaker. When US Airways Flight 1549, or “The Miracle on the Hudson,” ditched into the Hudson River on January 15, 2009, Dave Sanderson knew he was exactly where he was supposed to be. Since the "Miracle on the Hudson," considered to be the most successful ditching in aviation history, Dave Sanderson has built a career as a motivational speaker, mentor and author. In his presentations, he shares the 12 resources he and others used not only during the “Miracle on the Hudson" but during his 30 years in sales and sales management, his 10 years being on and leading Tony Robbins security team and the precepts that enabled him to become a top producer in some of the largest sales organizations in the world and ultimately enabled him to survive the plane crash. Sanderson was born in Peoria, Illinois, and grew up in Hillsboro, Ohio and Winchester, Virginia.