Dr. Linda D. Sharkey is Global Managing Director and Partner at Achieveblue, a boutique consultancy that specializes in leadership development, cultural transformation, and talent and organization development. Prior to joining Achieveblue, Linda was the Chief Talent Officer for HP and also held numerous Executive Human Resources roles at GE. Linda is co-author of “Winning with Transglobal Leadership,” which has been recognized as one of the Top 30 Best Business Books for 2012 by Executive Summaries. She has also co-authored a groundbreaking book on talent management, entitled “Optimizing Talent.” Linda is a widely sought-after executive coach and is a founding member of the Marshall Goldsmith Group. She can be reached at LSharkey@Achieveblue.com.