Kirk Snyder's work as a researcher, writer, and educator fuses the studies of communication, culture, and the contemporary workplace. At his alma mater, the University of Southern California, he serves as an Assistant Professor of Communication in the Marshall School of Business in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Snyder's work has been featured in TIME Magazine, Fast Company, Fortune, The Advocate, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Wall Street Journal as well as on BravoTV. His book, The G Quotient (Jossey-Bass/Wiley), 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 rave reviews in top publications including Publisher’s Weekly, Library Journal and Fast Company. Snyder’s debut book, Lavender Road to Success, was named by Amazon.com as one of the best books of the year as a top ten editors’ pick. He speaks regularly at Fortune 500 companies, universities, and national organizations on issues ranging from GLBT diversity and inclusion, Gen Y in the workplace, and the changing meaning of work in today's culture. He can be reached through his site.