The author of international bestsellers such as Outliers , What The Dog Saw, Blink and The Tipping Point, Gladwell graduated from Trinity College in 1984 with a degree in history. A staff writer at the New Yorker since 1996, Gladwell was named one of the world’s 100 most influential people by Time in 2005 and in 2009 he was named one of the 100 top global thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine. (source: www.utoronto.ca/convocation-2011.htm)
Gladwell was honoured at the June 14 ceremony for the Faculty of Music, Innis College, and Trinity College. Watch his address below.