Suzy Welch is a business journalist and best-selling author with expertise in leadership, change and crisis management, corporate governance, social media,and careers. A popular speaker on decision-making and the topic of work-life balance, Welch is also a regular contributor on American workplace trends on The Today Show.
Suzy Welch began her career as a crime reporter for The Miami Herald in 1981, after graduating from Harvard University. After a serendipitous reassignment to the business beat some years later, she left daily journalism to attend Harvard Business School, where she graduated as a Baker Scholar. The next seven years were spent at Bain & Company, as a consultant working, in particular, with several heavy manufacturing clients in the Midwest.
In 1995, Suzy combined her two career paths at the Harvard Business Review,where she eventually was named Editor-in-Chief. In her years at HBR, she conceptualized and edited hundreds of articles on strategy, economics, operations, and organizational behavior, and wrote dozens more on leadership, change and crisis management, boards, HR, and career dynamics.
With her husband, Jack Welch, Suzy is the author of two international bestsellers,"Winning," in 2005, and "The Real-Life MBA," in 2015. On her own, she is the author of the 2008-2009 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller "10-10-10: A Life-Transforming Idea," a decision-making concept she originally wrote about as a columnist for O: The Oprah Magazine. She frequently serves as a moderator at CEO events, and has been a frequent television presence since 1996. She is also a widely read columnist on LinkedIn, where, as the mother of four Millennials, she often writes about U.S. employment trends and career management.
Suzy has served on several non-profit boards, and currently sits on the board of the Humane Society of the United States, and the advisory board of the Good Food Institute. Both roles have deeply familiarized her with the animal agriculture and food technology industries in America.