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Joan Snyder Kuhl

Founder Why Millennials Matter
Board member of the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute


Joan Kuhl is the Founder and President of Why Millennials Matter and The Kuhl Company.
She is the author of three books: Misunderstood Millennial Talent, Peter Drucker’s Five Most Important Questions, and The First Global Generation. After 13 years in the pharmaceutical industry and building her thought leadership as a campus speaker, mentor and coach, Joan Kuhl launched Why Millennials Matter to raise awareness about the value of investing in Millennial employees and their influence as consumers. The Kuhl Company, a New York City boutique Agency, uses a proprietary framework for transforming organizations around recruiting, attracting and investing in early career talent through training programs that bridge the gap in communication and share strategies for stronger connection and collaboration amongst all generations. Clients include Goldman Sachs, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, Discovery Communications, FINRA, Columbia Business School, Delta Airlines, Novo Nordisk, Viacom, and the NY Mets.  Joan is the Career Expert for Barnes & Noble College which serves over 5.2 Million students across 725+ colleges. Joan’s advice and research have been featured in the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, INC and SUCCESS magazine. She served as a board member of The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute and Cosmopolitan Magazine Millennial Advisory Board.