Calling him "a writer who manages to make his work as relevant to CEOs as it is to soldiers," Time magazine named Malcolm Gladwell one its 100 most influential people in 2005. Mr. Gladwell has been a staff writer with The New Yorker since 1996. His 1999 profile of American inventor and pitchman Ron Popeil won a National Magazine Award. From 1987 to 1996, he was a reporter with the Washington Post, where he covered business and science, and was NYC bureau chief. Mr. Gladwell is the author of The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking and Outliers: The Story of Success, all of which were New York Times bestsellers.
Pictures from the 2009-10 Goldstone Forum and reception can be found here.
The video of Mr. Gladwell's speech at the Goldstone Forum for 2009-10 may be found below.