Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, PhD, Certified Speaking Professional, is an author and one of the top global leadership speakers on introverts. She is known as the “champion for introverts” who helps organizations, teams, and individuals with understanding introverts. Her bestselling books The Introverted Leader: 2nd edition, Quiet Influence, and The Genius of Opposites have been translated into 17 languages and have helped introverts throughout the world expand their leadership capacity.
In addition to coaching introverted leaders to tap into their strengths, being married to an extreme introvert for almost 50 years has given Jennifer deep insight into understanding introverts. She deepened her knowledge and appreciation for introverts through her work as a learning and development professional contributing to leading organizations like Merck, Freddie Mac, NASA, the US Centers for Disease Control, and the American Management Association.
Jennifer has been invited to deliver keynote speeches and workshops in Australia, Vietnam, Japan, Germany, the Netherlands, and Paraguay. Her highly interactive presentations include her characteristic humor, poignant stories, and practical tools. She has also been featured in Fortune, Forbes, Time Magazine, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.
Jennifer received her PhD in counseling and organizational development from Florida State University and her earlier degrees in sociology and counseling from Washington University, St. Louis. Jennifer also has served on the boards of Berrett-Koehler Authors, Inc., the BK Global Task Force, the National Speakers Association of Georgia, and is a mentor to many professional women. She calls Atlanta, GA home.