Karen Sumberg

Diversity Business Partner Lead for Tech at Google

Karen leads Diversity Strategy and Implementation for the Tech Function at Google. Prior to joining Google, Karen was executive vice president at the Center for Talent Innovation and a principal with the CTI’s advisory services practice Hewlett Chivée Partners. She coauthored two Harvard Business Review articles, as well as two Harvard Business Review Research Reports including The Athena Factor: Reversing the Brain Drain in Science, Engineering and Technology and The Sponsor Effect. Prior to CTI, Karen worked in publishing and marketing in the U.S. and Australia and she taught English in Japan.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Fordham University.