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Kirk Snyder's Biography

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Newport Beach, California
Oct 2008


Kirk Snyder has generated attention from today's most prestigious publications and corporations. His cutting-edge research and writing fuses the studies of communication, culture, and the contemporary workplace.  Snyder’s work has been featured in TIME MagazineFast CompanyFortune, Details Magazine, strategy + business, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Wall Street Journal, The Advocate, as well as BravoTV.  His debut book, Lavender Road to Success (Ten Speed Press/Crown) was named by Amazon as one of the best books of the year as a Top Ten Editors Pick.  His second book, The G Quotient (Jossey-Bass/Wiley & Sons) was named one of the best business books of the year by strategy + business, honored as a selection onHarvard Business Review’s prestigious annual reading list as well as receiving accolades in the press including a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly, Library Journal and Fast Company.

At his alma mater, the University of Southern California, Snyder serves as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Management Communication in the Marshall School of Business teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate business programs.  His work has also made him a sought after speaker at companies, organizations, and universities across America that include Cisco Systems, The Commonwealth Club of California, Goldman Sachs, The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, McDonald’s Corporation, McKinsey & Company, Morgan Stanley, Portland State University, Reaching Out MBA, Unilever Corporation, University of California (Berkeley, San Francisco, and Merced), and the University of Colorado, Boulder.





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Jossey-Bass (Wiley & Sons) Ten Speed Press