Bonnie Hagemann is the CEO of EDA, Inc. and a leading tech executive, speaker, author and leadership strategist with expertise in all areas of leadership. She has founded and led companies, led and outsourced functions for large corporations and coached and advised over 200 CEOs and C-suite leaders on leadership, strategy and culture. As a strategic advisor, she has worked with Fortune 500 companies, think tanks and nonprofits, including KPMG, Cisco, UBS and Merck.
EDA, Inc. is a human capital firm with powerful SaaS and AI solutions, premium executive development services and leading industry research. An established premium brand, EDA positions itself as the leader in talent and technology with its HR Tech platform, EDASurveys, that is designed to Make Culture Visible to leaders, the board, investors and potential employees via a One-Stop-Shop Survey and AI Platform.
In 2018, Bonnie co-founded WomenExecs on Boards, a network with over 190 board-ready women from 23 countries who promote gender equality and diversity on corporate boards. The organization’s members have all completed board governance education programs at Harvard Business School and have C-suite experience. Bonnie is also on the Business Council for Exponent.org, an organization with a mission to amplify global gender equity efforts at the highest levels of power and influence.
As a highly regarded thought leader, Bonnie has been a featured speaker at many prominent events including TEDx, UNESCO’s Soft Power Conference and AMCHAM Finland’s Luminary Series. She is a widely published author, and her latest book, The Courage to Advance: Real Life Resilience from the World's Most Successful Women in Business, addresses five leadership competencies through stories from women who have overcome challenges to achieve great success in business. In addition, she is often called upon as a subject matter expert for the media including WSJ, Marketwatch, Fast Company, CNN, US News & World Report and more.