Tsedal Neeley

Answers the question of how leaders can scale their organizations by developing and implementing global and digital strategies.


Ranked #10 in 2023. 

Previously featured:

In 2021. 


Shortlisted for the Thinkers50 2023 Digital Thinking Award. 


Shortlisted for the Thinkers50 2021 Talent Award.


In a world driven by data and powered by algorithms, the pressure to ‘be digital’ has never been greater. In her 2022 book with Paul Leonardi, The Digital Mindset, Tsedal introduces three approaches – collaboration, computation, and change – that you need for a digital mindset. Within each approach, she outlines the perspectives and actions that will enable you to develop the digital skills you need. Leaders with a digital mindset, she explains, can ask the right questions, make smart decisions, and develop their organisation’s talent towards successful and continual digital transformation. Tsedal’s previous books, Remote Work Revolution and The Language of Global Success, address the challenges and opportunities of working remotely, and operating globally.



Tsedal Neeley is the Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. Prior to her academic career, Tsedal spent ten years working for companies like Lucent Technologies and The Forum Corporation in various roles. She holds a patent for her software simulation on global collaboration and is a member of Rakuten’s Advisory Board. 


The Digital Mindset: What It Really Takes to Thrive in the Age of Data, Algorithms, and AI (co-written with Paul Leonardi, HBR Press, 2022); Remote Work Revolution: Succeeding from Anywhere (Harper Business, 2021); The Language of Global Success: How a Common Tongue Transforms Multinational Organizations (Princeton University Press, 2017).


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“A true globalist with a distinctive and compelling take on today’s most pressing issues.”

Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove, Thinkers50

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