One of the leading language and persuasion mavens, Jay Heinrichs is a New York Times bestselling author as well as a persuasion and conflict consultant. Middlebury College has named him a Professor of the Practice in Rhetoric and Oratory.
Jay has conducted influence strategy and training for clients as varied as Kaiser Permanente, Harvard, the European Speechwriters Association, Southwest Airlines, and NASA. Bloomberg BusinessWeek profiled him and his work with Ogilvy UK in a feature titled “Jay Heinrichs’s Powers of Persuasion.”
A former editorial director with Rodale Inc., Heinrichs is the former editor of the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, group publisher of the Ivy League Network, founding editor of US Airways Attaché, founding editor of Southwest: The Magazine, deputy editor of Outside, and vice president of content for the SiteShell Network. He has overseen the remake and staff recruiting of more than a dozen magazines.
Heinrichs lives with his wife, Dorothy Behlen Heinrichs, a principal gifts officer for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. They live on 150 acres at the base of Cardigan Mountain in New Hampshire.