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Malcolm Gladwell

Bestselling Author "David and Goliath"

Malcolm Gladwell is a widely acclaimed thought-provoker, writer and speaker, with a gift for making new ideas in the social sciences understandable, relevant and valuable to business audiences.

The author of five New York Times bestsellers – “The Tipping Point,” “Blink,” “Outliers,” “What the Dog Saw,” and “David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants” – Gladwell  has been named one of the 100 most influential people by TIME magazine and one of the Foreign Policy’s Top Global Thinkers.

Gladwell has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1996, winning a National Magazine Award in 2001 for his profile of Ron Popeil. He has been acknowledged with prestigious honors such as the American Sociological Association’s first Award for Excellence in the Reporting of Social Issues in 2007. Gladwell is also a contributing editor for Grantland, a sports journalism website, and was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2011.