Interview with Charlene Li

Charlene Li
Charlene Li is the Founder of Altimeter Group, a digital consulting firm that provides thought leadership, research, and consulting on digital strategies, with a focus on social and emerging technologies. Previously, Charlene was a Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. She joined Forrester in 1999, after spending five years in online and newspaper publishing with the San Jose Mercury News and Community Newspaper Company. She was also a consultant with Monitor Group in Boston and Amsterdam. Charlene is a frequently-quoted industry analyst 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, USAToday, Reuters, and The Associated Press. She is a much-sought after public speaker and has presented frequently at top technology conferences such as Web 2.0 Expo, SXSW, Search Engine Strategies and the American Society of Association Executives. She is co-author of the business bestseller, “Groundswell: Winning In A World Transformed By Social Technologies“, published by Harvard Business Press in 2008. Charlene is a graduate of Harvard Business School and received a magna cum laude degree from Harvard College. She also serves on the advisory boards for The Poynter Institute and Web 2.0 Expo. Charlene is the mother of two kids and blogs about that experience on her personal blog, “Midnight Musings“. She is 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.
Interview Subject 
Charlene Li
Release Date 
September 25, 2009
Lucy Sanders, Larry Nelson, Lee Kennedy