Vanessa DiMauro

Boston, Massachusetts, US

Advisor / Researcher / Speaker - Digital Strategy & Online Communities

About Vanessa

Vanessa DiMauro is the CEO of Leader Networks, a research and strategy consulting company that helps organizations succeed in social business and online community building. She is a popular advisor, author and speaker. With over 20 years of experience in social business leadership positions (Cambridge Technology Partners, Computerworld, CXO Systems), she brings both practical experience and visionary leadership to her work. As founder of Leader Networks, she has developed award winning social business strategies for many of the largest and most influential companies in the world.

Vanessa DiMauro’s work has been noted by leading publications such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNBC and Forbes.Vanessa sits on several boards including The Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board (SNCR) and Social Media Today, is Faculty at Columbia University’s Master of Science in Information and Knowledge Strategy program. She has a B.A. and M.A. from Boston College and is former Executive In Residence at The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. You can read her blog at

Work Experience

Executive in Residence, Olin School of Management

Babson College

January 2008 - December 2010