Susan Etlinger promotes the smart, well-considered and ethical use of data.

Why you should listen

Susan Etlinger is an industry analyst with Altimeter Group, where she focuses on data and analytics. She conducts independent research and has authored two intriguing reports: “The Social Media ROI Cookbook” and “A Framework for Social Analytics.” She also advises global clients on how to work measurement into their organizational structure and how to extract insights from the social web which can lead to tangible actions. In addition, she works with technology innovators to help them refine their roadmaps and strategies. 

Etlinger is on the board of The Big Boulder Initiative, an industry organization dedicated to promoting the successful and ethical use of social data. She is regularly interviewed and asked to speak on data strategy and best practices, and has been quoted in media outlets like The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and the BBC.

Susan Etlinger’s TED talk