Susan Cain, Quiet Revolution
Susan Cain is the author of the bestsellers Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in A World That Can’t Stop Talking, which has been translated into 40 languages, is in its seventh year on the New York Times bestseller list and was named the No. 1 best book of the year by Fast Company magazine. She’s been named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business, and LinkedIn named her the sixth Top Influencer in the World. Cain partnered with Malcolm Gladwell, Adam Grant and Daniel Pink to launch the Next Big Idea Club where the authors handpick life-changing ideas to share, and donate proceeds from sales of their books to children’s literacy programs. Cain’s writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal and many other publications. Her record-smashing TED talk has been viewed over 30 million times on TED.com and YouTube combined, and was named by Bill Gates one of his all-time favorite talks. She received Harvard Law School’s Celebration Award for Thought Leadership, the Toastmasters International Golden Gavel Award for Communication and Leadership, and was named one of the world’s Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts by Inc. Magazine. Toastmasters named Cain one of Five Inspirational Females in honor of International Women’s Day. She’s an honors graduate of Princeton and Harvard Law School.