JJ DiGeronimo is a professional speaker and author who shares Leadership Strategies for Professional Women. She is the president of Purposeful Woman and Tech Savvy Women, organizations that connect, empower & celebrate women.
JJ is a featured columnist for Smart Business Magazine and an award-winning author of the highly sought-after books for professional women, “The Working Woman’s GPS,” and “Before You Say Yes” (e-book). She also co-authored, “The Confident Woman, Tapping into Your Inner Power.”
Before starting Purposeful Woman, JJ had a 20 year career in high tech, advancing into leadership positions within Silicon Valley-based technology companies including VMware and Inktomi. She is a connector and regularly leverages her vast network to create effective connections, key partnerships, and mastermind groups.
Through her speaking engagements, keynote addresses, workshops, videos and webinars, JJ delivers effective leadership strategies to advance professional women. She also guides and advises corporations on how to more effectively empower and promote professional women to benefit the bottom-line.
JJ is a regular guest on TV and radio shows and has been featured in numerous publications including Working Mother Magazine, Fox Business, Woman’s Magazine, SHRM, Woman’s Day Magazine, The Glass Hammer, the Grindstone, ITWorld, Career-Intelligence and Rescue a CEO. She has shared her insights and discoveries with many corporations and women’s organizations including CISCO, Symantec, Sears Holding Company, Jo-Ann Stores, Inc., RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology), WITI, YWCA, Timken, VMware, Bad Girl Ventures, and Dress for Success.
She’s received the Innovation Award from the Small Business Network, been named one of the Top 25 People in Technology in “Inside Business Cleveland” and was awarded the Next Generation Indie Book Awards for her book.
JJ lives with her husband & two children in Cleveland, Ohio.