Pearl Zhu is an innovative “Corporate Global Executive” with more than 22 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 (28+ books) and the "Future of CIO" (6800+ blogposting). Pearl also publishes high-professional articles on CIO.COM, INNOVATIONMANAGEMENT.SE, etc. periodically
“Digital Master” is the series of guidebooks (28+ books) to perceive the multi-faceted impact digital is making to the businesses and society, help forward-thinking organizations navigate through the journey in a systematic way, and avoid “rogue digital.”
The featured books include “100 Creativity Ingredients: Everyone's Playbook to Unlock Creativity” “CIO Master – Unleash the Digital Potential of IT,” and “Digitizing Boardroom - The Multifaceted Aspects of Digital Ready Boards,” etc.
The "Future of CIO" blog has reached 6800 posting milestones and 3,800, 000 + views from the worldwide audience. It covers more than 59+ hot IT and management subjects such as innovation, future of IT, digital transformation, etc.
Leadership is complex yet simple. Although it has many facets, at its core, the foundation of leadership is based on authenticity. Every digital leader should ask themselves three fundamental questions: Why do you want to lead? Which gaps can you bridge? How to lead effectively? Digital leaders need to build their unique leadership portfolio, and make continuous leadership influence.
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.
It’s important to set core principles for building and nurturing an environment in the organization where curiosity is encouraged, and creative thinking is rewarded.
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,
Digital transformation is worth its weight because of its high impact on optimizing business performance, unleashing collective potential and driving the business’s long-term prosperity.
Organizations need to invest in the cultivation of capacity for innovation and recognize innovators with varying talent and strengths.
Innovation is about the future, without it, you lose sight of tomorrow.
Innovation must become your business routine and corporate culture to renew creative energy. Digital innovation has a broader spectrum and the hybrid nature. It comes in the variety of flavors and there are many opportunities in an enterprise to taste it.
The "Digital Master" Book Series Slideshow
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