Vanessa DiMauro

CEO and Managing Partner
Leader Networks

Picture of Vanessa DiMauroVanessa DiMauro is the founder and CEO of Leader Networks, a research and strategy consulting company that helps organizations succeed in social business and B2B online community building. DiMauro is a popular speaker, researcher and executive advisor. With over 15 years experience in social business leadership positions, she has founded and run numerous online communities, and has developed award winning social business strategies for some of the largest and most influential companies in the world. Many of her clients have won industry awards such as Forrester’s Groundswell and SNCR’s Excellence in Communications.

Her work has been covered by leading publications such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Forbes. DiMauro was recently named a one of 40 top social marketing masters worldwide by Forbes. Vanessa DiMauro sits on several boards including The Society of New Communications Research (SNCR) and Social Media Today. She is former Executive-In-Residence at Babson College’s Olin School of Management, holds both a B.A. and M.A. from Boston College and blogs at

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