Pearl.Zhu

Pearl.Zhu

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Pearl Zhu is an innovative “Corporate Global Executive” with more than 21 years of technical and business working experience in strategic planning, Information Technology, software development, ecommerce and international trading, etc. Pearl is the author of the “Digital Master” book series, over 25 books covering topics like “Digital Master – Debunk the Myth of Enterprise Digital Maturity,” “CIO Master – Unleash the Digital Potential of IT,” “Digital Agility - The Rocky Road from Doing Agile to Being Agile,” and “Digitizing Boardroom - The Multifaceted Aspects of Digital Ready Boards.”

Pearl is a digital visionary who can capture business insight, technology foresight, and perceive digital leadership and management philosophy from multi-dimensional lenses and global perspectives. She is also a forward-thinking digital leader who advocates business innovation and cultural evolution.

Pearl is a prolific blogger who creates a professional and popular blog, “Future of CIO,” which has reached the 5000-post milestone, catching 2,500,000+ views from a worldwide audience. It covers more than 59+ hot IT and management subjects such as innovation, future of leadership, IT trends, digital transformation, organizational culture and management, business strategy and execution, IT transformation, Digital Master tuning, decision effectiveness, CIO Debate, BPM, Culture Master, talent management and risk intelligence, etc.

Pearl has worked for both Fortune 100 companies to gain a variety of experiences and startup to present entrepreneur spirit. Her cross-industrial, cross-functional and cross-cultural backgrounds make her a natural strategic and creative thinker, always see the other side of the coin, also inspire her to observe deeper and broader with the fresh eyes and open mind, to become a relentless change agent, the symbol of innovation, and a forward-looking digital leader.

She holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, and she lives in the San Francisco Bay Area for 15+ years.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Pearl Zhu and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Articles by Pearl.Zhu

15 characteristics of IT digital maturity
The Future of the CIO

15 characteristics of IT digital maturity

Gauging IT success is about triangulating value from different lenses and peeling through IT digital maturity from a variety of angles.
March 6, 2019
The digital CIO’s New Year reflections and resolutions
The Future of the CIO

The digital CIO’s New Year reflections and resolutions

During the digital transformation, IT becomes one of the most critical factors of the business’s long-term success. IT reflection shouldn’t be too shallow, IT resolution shouldn’t be too empty and setting metrics shouldn’t be a too much inward focus.
January 3, 2019
12 IT change management practices
The Future of the CIO

12 IT change management practices

Digital organizations are the living things with the ability to continually change as the world changes and evolves with an intersecting and interacting business ecosystem seamlessly.
December 6, 2018
11 portraits of digital CIOs
The Future of the CIO

11 portraits of digital CIOs

The digital CIO as the top leadership role must have a strategic mindset, unique personality, interdisciplinary knowledge, and a clear idea of what needs to be done, while being creative enough to lead innovation, drive changes, and orchestrate digitalization effortlessly.
October 9, 2018