Cecilia Edwards, a former rocket scientist and strategy consultant to Fortune 500/Global 1000 corporations, is a value creation expert providing strategic consulting and coaching support to entrepreneurs with businesses of all sizes. She has worked with hundreds of entities to solve some of the most complex problems in our society. As head of a local foundation, she led major civic projects in housing, health care, economic development/job creation, and school reform.
She worked with over 100 nonprofit executives to increase the capacity and sustainability of their organizations and headed the effort to launch a research institute. Cecilia frequently serves as an advisor to private equity firms that invest in middle market companies and works with the CEOs to implement major company turnaround and integration efforts.
As the Chief Strategy Officer for Telligent, she provides thought leadership in the area of implementing world class online communities for corporate entities. She and her team provide guidance to customers on how to solve real business problems through online communities so they feel empowered to make confident business decisions for how to best use online communities. Cecilia is a key driver, helping customers identify a clear vision of success. (All viewpoints related to social media and online communities on this blog are Cecilia’s and do not necessary reflect the opinions of Telligent.)