Suzy Welch is a noted business journalist, TV commentator, and public speaker. A popular Today Show and CNBC contributor, Suzy is the author of the New York Times bestseller 10-10-10: A Life Transforming Idea, a guide to values-driven decision making. With her husband, Jack Welch, Suzy founded the Jack Welch Management Institute, ranked as one of the top online MBA programs in the world by Princeton Review and CEO Magazine. Along with Jack, she is the also the author of the international best-sellers, The Real Life MBA and Winning. Suzy and Jack Welch have also written business columns for several publications, including Business Week, the New York Times Syndicate, and Fortune magazine. All proceeds from the Welches’ books are donated to charity.
For the past three decades, Suzy has written extensively about leadership, career management, and other organizational issues, for publications ranging from O, The Oprah Magazine to The Wall Street Journal. In addition, her candid and perceptive commentary can also be heard regularly on Power Lunch, and CNBC.com programs, “Get to Work, with Suzy Welch” and “Suzy Welch: Fix My Career”.
Born in Portland, Oregon, Suzy received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University in 1981 before joining The Miami Herald as a reporter. She left daily journalism to attend Harvard Business School, where she graduated as a Baker Scholar in 1988. After working as a management consultant at Bain & Co. for several years, Suzy joined the Harvard Business Review in 1995 and was named editor-in-chief in 2001. Suzy is the mother of four children, and as a tireless advocate for universal compassion, she currently serves on the board of several animal rights organizations.