Dr. Rita Lustgarten is a transformational leadership & communication expert, visionary, thought leader, business growth strategist, humanitarian and philanthropist. She is CEO and founder of Women on the Leading Edge, and Global Visionaries Inc., Her companies provide high level mentorship for leaders and influencers, along with Business consulting, Organizational Change, Strategic & Brand Consulting and transformational and revolutionary programs in business, and leadership development. Her company Women on the Leading Edge, Inc. is especially dedicated to high achieving women and women of influence.

For over 25 years, she has worked as an advisor to top leaders in the Financial, Environmental, Technology and Retail industries, along with serving  several celebrities and consulting with companies globally. Dr. Rita’s partial client list includes Exxon, General Electric, Motorola, The Gap, Citibank, Smith Barney, Google, Groupon, Williams-Sonoma, Chicago Tribune, and Lucent Technologies.