The host of Women Worldwide, Deirdre Breakenridge, welcomes her guest to the show, Charlene Li. Charlene is the founder and CEO of Altimeter Group a leading analyst firm, which helps companies understand and act on technology disruption. She is also the author of several best selling books including Groundswell, Open Leadership and her latest book The Engaged Leader, which helps executives to embrace a digital transformation.

On the show, Charlene discusses the importance of leaders being digitally connected with their customers, and also setting an example within their organizations by engaging on social media. Charlene also shares her thoughts on how business professionals can overcome challenges and offers her advice on what to do when the going gets tough!
A little more about Charlene Li … Charlene is a thought leader on social and emerging technologies, with a specific focus on social technologies, Web 2.0, and interactive media, and marketing. At Altimeter, Charlene helps leaders to thrive with disruption, especially the new technologies that impact their strategies and organizations. Prior to Altimeter she was a Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. Charlene is frequently quoted by leading media channels such as The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, and The Associated Press. She has also appeared on 60 Minutes. You can learn more about Charlene on her website