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Our Team

Get to know the Altimeter crew.

  • Charlene Li Original Square

    Charlene Li, CEO & Principal Analyst

    Charlene Li is the founder and current Managing Partner of Altimeter Group, and author of The New York Times bestsellers Open Leadership and Groundswell.

  • Brian Solis Original Square

    Brian Solis, Principal Analyst

    Brian Solis is a digital analyst, business strategist, and futurist who creates new media strategies and frameworks that build bridges between companies and customers, and with employees and key stakeholders.

  • Susan Etlinger Original Square

    Susan Etlinger, Analyst

    Susan Etlinger is an Industry Analyst with Altimeter Group focusing on social media analytics, listening and measurement strategies that support business objectives.

  • Ed Terpening Original Square

    Ed Terpening, Analyst

    Ed Terpening leads a dual life, as a Senior Consultant at Altimeter Group, and as an accomplished artist.

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    Omar Akhtar, Managing Editor

    Omar Akhtar is the managing editor of Altimeter Group, where he oversees the editorial process behind the company’s research reports, daily blog and multimedia content.

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    Leslie Candy, Sales

    Leslie Candy, Business Development Manager, is a member of Altimeter Group’s Sales team. Leslie supports the pipeline development and sales opportunities for thought leaders.

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    Linda Ziffrin, Sales

    Linda Ziffrin, Principal at Valley View Ventures, manages sales for key accounts on behalf of Altimeter Group.