LILY TANG, Phd, Mba, President

Lily is President and Co-founder of The Everest Project. She has 15 years of executive experience in the areas of diversity and executive leadership. A former CEO of an international holding company, associate professor, business journalist, and corporate strategy consultant, she has led global employee engagement assessments for Fortune 500 companies, including engagements specifically addressing development and retention challenges of women in high-potential and executive positions. She created a signature framework for coaching teams to execute on change and innovation. Lily was an advisor to the National Academies’ Government-University-Industry Roundtable. She holds a doctorate in developmental psychology, an MBA in organizational development and is a certified executive leadership and systems coach.  Lily is active in professional development efforts for women and people of color and serves on the national board of Ascend.