Malcolm Gladwell to Keynote CUNA's ACUC
America's Credit Union Conference, praised by attendees as an energizing, forward-thinking event, features the nation's best business innovators to deliver ideas for growth and the inspiration to drive positive change for credit unions, CUNA said.
"We are excited to have Malcolm Gladwell at ACUC next year," said Bill Cheney, CUNA president/CEO. "His entertaining, intelligent style and unexpected insights will get credit unions thinking about the tremendous opportunities before us."
Gladwell is a British-Canadian journalist and best-selling author. He has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1996. Gladwell is author of The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference (2000), Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005), Outliers: The Story of Success (2008), and What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures (2009).
Gladwell often writes about applications of research and new ideas in the social sciences, making frequent use of academic work in the areas of sociology, psychology and social psychology.
In 2005, he was announced as one of Time's 100 most influential people. He is ranked No. 10 on The Thinkers 50 2011, and in 2007 he received the American Sociological Association's first Award for Excellence in the Reporting of Social Issues. His New Yorker archives, details on his books, and his blog are at www.gladwell.com.
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