123: Anneliese Olson – Capture The Magic At The Seams
Anneliese Olson is Senior Vice President and General Manager for HP’s Print Category. In this role, she is responsible for global category management for Print, 4P execution, P&L management, and country management. With 25 years of experience at HP, she has a strong track record of driving transformation across different business roles.
Prior to her current role, Anneliese was General Manager and Global Head of Home Printing Solutions at HP. Before her leadership role in HP Print, Anneliese was Vice President & General Manager of HP’s Personal Systems Category for the Asia Pacific and Japan (based out of Singapore).
Anneliese is also a strong advocate for sustainability and diversity at HP. She is particularly passionate about work-life integration, workplace inclusion, and women in leadership – she was the Executive Sponsor for HP’s APJ diversity efforts, including the Women In Networking (WiN) group in Singapore. She currently serves as Executive Sponsor of HP’s Sustainability strategy and initiatives for the print business.
With a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Santa Clara University. Anneliese has held a number of board positions with non-profit organizations focused on improving the lives of women and children.
Currently based in the Bay Area with her husband and two children, she enjoys travel, music, and DJ lessons.
On this episode:
Anneliese talks about how she started developing her leadership skills through playing sports
Anneliese discusses how Abraham Lincoln and reading and listening to transformational stories have influenced her leadership style
We talk about how technology has advanced and how it affects Anneliese and their business
Anneliese discusses the importance of being a good listener
Listen to Stories of Transformation. There are countless lessons you can learn from them.
As leaders, we have to be flexible. We must constantly adapt to the changes in the world.
Leaders must be good listeners.
What we do as leaders has a massive impact.
“People need to listen, especially leaders.” – Anneliese Olson
“Change is always there. We have to be more flexible.” – Anneliese Olson