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Abbie is a sought-after keynote speaker and moderator for executive conferences, roundtables and events. Her research, thought-leadership projects and extensive relationships with CIOs provide her with a rich source of current material for executive audiences. Topics range from digital strategy and leadership to how to better leverage specific technology trends (cloud, mobile, social, analytics, artificial intelligence and the internet of things) for business advantage.

Abbie has presented at national and international conferences and executive summits for such companies as IBM, Oracle, Red Hat, Microsoft, Peoplesoft, GE, Raytheon and CIO. She has co-presented with news anchor Sam Donaldson, VC and author Geoffrey Moore and Harvard legal experts Arthur Miller and Jonathan Zittrain.

Abbie specializes in:

  • Onstage celebrity interviews (e.g., Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, business icon Peter Drucker, Secretary of State Madeline Albright, U.S. Senator John McCain, and numerous luminary CIOs)
  • Conference moderation
  • Panel and roundtable moderation, town hall sessions
  • Keynotes that leverage original research and include storytelling and audience engagement
  • Facilitated executive conversations and engagement – in both intimate executive dinner settings and 100-200-person conference settings
  • Executive audiences –CIOs as well as non-IT executives interested in the digital economy

An accomplished facilitator of group discussions, Abbie leads dozens of executives dinners and roundtables every year. She receives consistently high marks from audiences and clients alike.

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Abbie in Action.

Abbie Lundberg Digital Leadership highlights

Feb 23, 2015, Boston, MA
Highlights from my talk on Digital Leadership and the Cloud at the Oracle Cloud World conference Duration: 00:02:32

Abbie Lundberg Digital Leadership Intro

Feb 23, 2015, St. Lous, MO
Opening segment from a talk I gave at Oracle Cloud World on Digital Leadership and the Cloud Duration: 00:01:45

Conferences Clients.

  • CIO 100
  • CIO Canada
  • CSC
  • Dell Computer
  • Fujitsu
  • Gateway to Innovation
  • Microsoft
  • Oracle
  • Red Hat
  • WITI

Topics & Sample Presentations.

A New Leadership Model for Digital Business

May 2017 This presentation is based on research I conducted for Harvard Business Review Analytic Services as well as interviews with dozens of business leaders and CIOs.

Abbie Lundberg interviewing Madeleine Albright at the first CIO Year Ahead conference

November 2014 Abbie Lundberg interviewing Madeleine Albright at the first CIO Year Ahead conference

Digital Innovation, IT and the Art of Influence

November 2014 A presentation based on research I conducted for Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, delivered at the St. Louis Gateway to Innovation conference.

The Influential CIO

July 2012 An excerpt of my Persuasive Communication and Influence workshop. For more information or to book a workshop, visit my website at or e-mail me at

Selling to the CIO

May 2010 People who have viewed my CIO’s Dilemma preso will recognize some of the slides on the front end of this one but the rest is all new material.

The CIO’s Dilemma

April 2010 The CIO’s dilemma can best be described as having to manage the competing imperatives for growth, innovation and new capabilities on the one hand and continued cost reduction and efficiency on the other. There is an answer to the CIO’s dilemma: simplification.

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Competing in the Connected Economy

June 2016
Harvard Club of New York: Webinar and live panel event hosted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services and sponsored by IBM

Podcast: Competing in the Insight Economy, part 2

March 2016
In part 2, IBM’s Rick Perret and I talk about what Insight Leaders do differently

Podcast: Competing in the Insight Economy, part 1

March 2016
IBM’s Rick Perret and I discuss data, analytics and competing in the insight economy.

Webinar: Oracle Cloud

June 2015
Online: “Cloud Computing Comes of Age”

Webcast: Harvard Business Review: How to Drive Digital Innovation

March 2015
Available On Demand: Harvard Business Review Analytic Services conducted a survey on how business users are driving digital innovation. The number one concern? The partnership between business and IT.