Helping Leaders Thrive
With Disruption

Best Selling Author & Speaker

Charlene Li

For the past two decades, Charlene Li has been helping people see the future. She’s the author of five books, including the New York Times bestseller, Open Leadership and is the co-author of the critically acclaimed book, Groundswell. She founded Altimeter Group, an analyst firm that was acquired in 2015 by Prophet. Named by Fast Company as one of the most creative people in business, Charlene is an expert on digital transformation and disruptive growth strategies.



Keynote speech to 1,000 people

American Bar Association

Keynote speech to 2,000 people


Keynote speech to 3,000 people

TED Conference

Presented disruption to 1,000 people

Chalene Li speaks truth to what really inspires change in business: people who want to rethink the way they run our businesses and, really, their lives. The Disruption Mindset will motivate more people to believe they can achieve the impossible.

Daniel H. Pink

Author of six books, including NYTimes bestsellers "When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing" and "A Whole New Mind"

By Charlene Li

The Disruption Mindset

Coming June, 2019

To be competitive, it’s no longer enough to be innovative – you must have a strategy for disruptive growth, a plan to identify and seize an opportunity no one else has the audacity or confidence to reach for. Disruptors don’t just blow things up – they also create and build things that results in huge, positive change. This book will help you build your own disruption mindset. Coming June 2019.

Charlene Li gets that it’s people who cause disruption, not businesses. You need people who will champion your movement, have the ability to believe in something bigger than themselves, and possess the grit and resilience to see it through.

Whitney Johnson

An expert on disruptive innovation and personal disruption, and ranked by Thinkers50 as one of the top 50 leading business thinkers in the world


The Disruption Mindset

Set your disruption agenda

The Engaged Leader

A Strategy for Your Digital Transformation

Open Leadership

How Social Technology Can Transform
How You Lead


Winning In a World Transformed By Social Technologies


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