Susan Cain

Leadership Expert, Bestselling Author

Susan Cain is the co-founder of Quiet Revolution. She is the author of the bestsellers Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in A World That Can’t Stop Talking, which has been translated into 40 languages and has been on The New York Times bestseller list for almost three years. Fast Company magazine named it the #1 best book of the year and named Cain one of its Most Creative People in Business.

Cain is also the co-founder of the Quiet Schools Network and the Quiet Leadership Institute. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications.

Her record-smashing TED talk has been viewed over 17 million times — in fact, Bill Gates named it one of his all-time favorite talks. Cain has also spoken at Microsoft, Google, the U.S. Treasury, the S.E.C., Harvard, Yale, West Point, and the U.S. Naval Academy.

She received Harvard Law School’s Celebration Award for Thought Leadership and the Toastmasters International Golden Gavel Award for Communication and Leadership, and she was named one of the world’s top 50 Leadership and Management Experts by Inc. Magazine.

Cain is an honors graduate of Princeton and Harvard Law School. She lives in the Hudson River Valley with her husband and two sons. Visit Cain and the Quiet Revolution at

Susan Cain