George Anders is an editor at large at LinkedIn -- where he writes about college to career topics -- and is the author of five business books, including The New York Times bestseller Perfect Enough. He started his journalistic career at The Wall Street Journal, where he was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. He also has been a founding editor of Bloomberg View and a contributing writer at Forbes magazine.
George is a frequent public speaker, addressing campus audiences at settings such as Reed, Grinnell, the University of Central Florida, UAlbany, Harvard, Stanford and the London School of Economics. He also has been a guest speaker at Google, Microsoft and Rolls-Royce PLC. He is prominent on digital-media platforms and is a five-time Top Writer on Quora.
Off hours, George is a slow but stubborn hiker. Favorite adventures include scaling Mt. Fuji and Mt. Whitney, as well as traversing the Grand Canyon. He lives in northern California with his wife, Betsy Corcoran, the CEO of EdSurge. Their two sons are in the midst of their own college adventures.