U.S. Chief Information Officer (2015-2017), CIO VMWare, Microsoft, GM and The Walt Disney Company
- Professional Achievement
- Change Management
- Information Technology
Audience & Industry
- Board Meetings and Executive Briefings
- Global Audiences
- Senior Management Groups
- The Technology Industry
Elatia is a powerful and dynamic speaker who leaves audiences engaged, inspired and ready to take powerful and impactful action.
Elatia Abate is a true visionary and pioneer, having devoted her life to living on the edge of the future of work and creating solutions to global challenges at the intersection of the future of work, education, and information. She is currently CEO of a start-up that matches advisors with innovation projects. She partners with companies that range in size from early-stage start-ups to Fortune 500 organizations to guide them with the strategies that will empower them as technology’s disruption continues to accelerate. She ran global recruiting for both Dow Jones & Company and Anheuser-Busch InBev, and was a member of the founding teams of innovation labs at both companies, so she has a unique understanding of the challenges of introducing fast-paced strategies into traditional structures. She is a proponent of design thinking, improv comedy, and challenging assumptions. She has her MBA and BA from The University of Chicago.