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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.  He is currently writing his new book, Working You: A new career system for a new generation for Penguin Random House's best-selling Ten Speed Press imprint for release in Fall 2020.  Snyder’s work has been featured in TIME Magazine, Fast Company, Fortune, Details Magazine, strategy + business, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Wall Street Journal, The Advocate, as well as on BravoTV.  His debut book, Lavender Road to Success (Ten Speed Press) 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 on Harvard 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. He is also a featured author in the latest edition of the bestselling book on educational leadership, The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership (Jossey-Bass/Wiley & Sons).  

At his alma mater, the University of Southern California, Snyder is an award-winning Business Communication Professor in the Marshall School of Business, teaching in both the undergraduate business and MBA programs.  His work has also made him a sought after speaker and communication advisor 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, Novartis, Portland State University, Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC), Reaching Out MBA, Unilever Corporation, University of California (Berkeley, San Francisco, and Merced), and the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Snyder holds an undergraduate degree in Business from the University of Southern California, a graduate degree in Communication from Pepperdine University, and is currently completing his doctorate in Education, also at the University of Southern California.