University of Southern California

Kirk Snyder
Associate Professor of Clinical Business Communication

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

MA, Pepperdine; BS, University of Southern California


Kirk Snyder is nationally recognized as an expert on the contemporary workplace. The author of two critically acclaimed books The G Quotient and Lavender Road to Success, his work has generated attention from prestigious publications including the New York Times , Harvard Business Review, TIME Magazine, Fortune, and Publisher's Weekly. As a corporate speaker Professor Snyder has been sought out by organizations that include Cisco Systems, McDonald's, McKinsey & Company, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, Morgan Stanley, Commonwealth Club of California, Unilever, and Warner Brothers.


Snyder, K. D., "The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership," in 2013.
Snyder, K. D. (2006) "The G Quotient," Jossey-Bass/Wiley.
Snyder, K. D. (2003) "Lavender Road to Success," Ten Speed Press.