Charlene Li to Present at Acquia’s Drupal Business Summit San Francisco

Open Leadership: Transform the Way You Lead with Social Technologies

Woburn, MA – November 23, 2010 – Acquia, the company accelerating the adoption of open source social publishing, today announced, Charlene Li, Founder & Partner at Altimeter Group will present at Acquia’s Drupal Business Summit in San Francisco. Li’s session titled Open Leadership: Transform the Way You Lead with Social Technologies is a perfect fit for the agenda where business leaders will highlight how they are using Drupal to drive the social platform.

The Drupal Business Summit will feature real-world case studies from organizations like Stanford University, examiner.com, and several others. Sessions will discuss how these organizations are taking advantage of the power of Drupal to create communities, get closer with their customers and employees and improve top and bottom line ROI.

       Open Leadership: Transform the Way You Lead with Social Technologies
       Charlene Li, Author of Open Leadership, Co-author of Groundswell, and Founder of Altimeter Group
       Thursday, December 2, 2010 10:00 AM (PST)

Session focus: Charlene’s session will include discussion topics from her book titled Open Leadership: How Social Technology Can Transform the Way You Lead . She will advise leaders how to feel in command in a world where they’re no longer in control and how to leverage and measure the impact of using social technologies in an organization? Attendees will learn: why being open and in control is possible; the characteristics, skills, and behaviors of today’s “open” leaders; best practices in creating a coherent and effective social media strategy; how to implement an “open” strategy.

Learn more about the Drupal Business Summit at http://revolution2010.acquia.com or follow the buzz on Twitter #jointherev.

About Acquia
Acquia helps organizations of all sizes build social publishing websites quickly, easily and with a lower total cost of ownership by leveraging Drupal, the open source social publishing platform that blends content and community. Our products, services and support enable companies to leverage the power, technical innovation and economic value of Drupal while simplifying the experience, removing the complexity and minimizing the risk. Please visit: http://acquia.com.

About Charlene Li
Charlene Li is an influential thought leader and guide on emerging technologies, with a specific focus on social technologies, interactive media, and marketing. The co-author of the business best-seller, Groundswell: Winning In A World Transformed By Social Technologies, Charlene released her newest book, Open Leadership: How Social Technology Can Transform the Way You Lead in May 2010. Named "One of the Most Influential Women in Technology" by Fast Company magazine, Charlene is the founder of Altimeter Group which provides speaking and consulting services to organizations looking to understand and thrive in a new economy driven by social media tools and techniques. You can also read insights from Charlene on her blog, "The Altimeter." Charlene is one of the most frequently-quoted industry analysts and has appeared on 60 Minutes, The McNeil NewsHour, ABC News, CNN, and CNBC.