Ben Sherwood is a bestselling author and award-winning journalist. From 2004 to 2006, he served as executive producer of ABC News' Good Morning America and led the program to its two most successful and profitable years in its thirty-year history. He is the author ofThe Man Who Ate the 747, The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science that Could Save Your Life, and the international bestsellerThe Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud, which was made into a feature film starring Zac Efron and Kim Basinger. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard College, he earned advanced degrees in history and economics as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford. He lives with his wife and son in Los Angeles.