Penelope Trunk is an American businesswoman, author, and blogger. Her work concentrates on the intersection of work and life. Trunk is the author of the books Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success, The New American Dream: A Blueprint for a New Path to Success, and The Power of Mentors: The Guide to Finding and Learning from Your Ideal Mentor. She blogged at Brazen Careerist before leaving that company.
She is now the head of Quistic, her latest start-up venture—an education company—and maintains an eponymous blog featuring career advice. Trunk wrote a column for the Boston Globe that was syndicated in 200 newspapers across the United States.