George Anders

George anders

George Anders is a contributing editor at Forbes magazine, and the author of five business books. including The New York Times bestseller Perfect Enough. Earlier in his career, he spent two decades as a top feature writer for The Wall Street Journal, where he was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. In 2011, he served as a founding editor of Bloomberg View, writing editorials on a wide range of economic and social issues.

George is a frequent public speaker, addressing campus audiences at settings such as Texas Tech, the University of Central Florida, Claremont McKenna, Harvard, Stanford and the London School of Economics. He also has been a guest speaker at Google, Microsoft, Rolls-Royce PLC, and various industry conferences in Arizona, Florida, California and Peru. He is prominent on digital-media platforms as a LinkedIn Influencer and a four-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 embarking on their own college adventures.

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