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Cathy Benko

Cathy Benko, Vice Chairman and Managing Principal at Deloitte, is a U.S. patent-holder, best-selling author and renowned authority on the changing world of work. Her signature corporate lattice™ framework is internationally recognized as a model for how careers are built, work gets done, and organizational collaboration is fostered in the digital economy.  Cathy serves dual roles as Deloitte Consulting’s talent game-changer and lead advisory partner for several top-tier clients, and recently stepped down as leader of Deloitte’s corporate citizenship agenda. These roles tap into skills honed in prior positions including chief talent officer (CHRO), global e-Business leader, high technology industry sector leader, managing principal of brand, communications and digital, and national managing director of Deloitte’s award-winning Women’s Initiative. Her work includes three books: The Corporate Lattice, Mass Career Customization and Connecting the Dots (HBR Press). Distinctions for her professional achievements include Consulting Magazine’s “25 Most Influential Consultants” and “Frontline Leader” recognitions, and its inaugural “Leadership Achievement Award” for Women Leaders in Consulting. She has also been honored by Harvard Business School Alumni Association, Women in Technology International (WITI), and the San Francisco Business Times, which inducted her into its Forever Influential Honor Roll for exceptional women leaders.