Karen Sumberg is executive vice president at the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) and a principal with the CTI’s advisory services practice, Hewlett Chivée Partners. She is an expert in gender, career-pathing, and communications, and leads research projects for the CTI including Executive Presence Multicultural, The Power of Out 2.0, The Sponsor Effect, The Power of ‘Out:’ LGBT in the Workplace, Bookend Generations: Leveraging Talent and Finding Common Ground. Karen is co-author of two Harvard Business Review articles, as well as two Harvard Business Review Research Reports. She serves on the board of Minds Matter. Earlier in her career, Karen taught English in Japan and worked in marketing and media in Australia and the U.S.