Charlene Li

Charlene Li
Founder, Thought Leader, Altimeter Group

Website | @charleneli

Charlene Li is founder of the Altimeter Group and the coauthor of the critically acclaimed, bestselling book Groundswell.

She is one of the foremost experts on social media and technologies, and is a consultant and independent thought leader on leadership, strategy, social technologies, interactive media, and marketing. Formerly, Li was vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research and a consultant with Monitor Group. She was named by Fast Company as one of the most creative people in business in both 2008 and 2010, and one of the Most Influential Women in Technology in 2009.

Charlene is a frequently-quoted expert and has appeared on 60 Minutes, The McNeil NewsHour, ABC News, CNN, and CNBC. She is also frequently quoted by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Economist, Businessweek, USAToday, Reuters, and The Associated Press. She is a much-sought after public speaker and will be appearing at the World Business Forum in Radio City Music hall in October 2010. She has also presented frequently at top conferences such the American Society of Association Executives, SXSW, Web 2.0 Expo, and Search Engine Strategies.

Charlene is a graduate of Harvard Business School and received a magna cum laude degree from Harvard College. You can follow her blog at charleneli.com/blog or at twitter.com/charleneli

Personal
Charlene is the mother of two kids and and the wife of Come Lague, a venture capitalist with Nueva Ventures. She is also an avid fan of reality TV shows, science fiction, and sudoku. She lives in the Bay Area with her family.

Sessions

Location: Marina
Moderated by:
Charlene Li (Altimeter Group)
Panelists:
Tarkan Maner (Wyse Technology Inc.)
Wyse Technologies CEO Tarken Maner will share his vision of the "thin client" world and the implications for business, individuals, and society. We'll also discuss the cost-savings enterprise can realize with a move to cloud computing - as well as the challenges that stand in the way. Read more.
  • Comcast
  • Bing
  • BlackBerry by Research In Motion
  • Dell
  • Yahoo!
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Canaan Partners
  • iStockphoto
  • Ixaris
  • Meebo
  • Quova
  • TokBox
  • Unity Medical
  • Visa
  • .CO
  • Aperture
  • Ask.com
  • Omidyar Network
  • SendGrid
  • TriNet HR Corporation
  • Wyse Technology
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