Lia is an operations leader in tech with 8+ years of experience at some of the world’s most influential companies in tech including Microsoft, Apple, and Google, on a mission to humanize the workplace, one conversation at a time. Through her writing, leadership coaching and savvy program management skills, she brings an authentic and irreverent sense of humor to teams to help them examine the challenges holding them back and focus on what matters. She has built robust diversity & inclusion programs, launched the world’s first holographic computer, driven programs and initiatives around team inclusion and organizational effectiveness, and coaches people on how to drive impactful work and thrive working in tech. She was recognized by the National Diversity Council as a 2021 DEI Champion.
Lia is the author of UNSTUCK: Reframe Your Thinking to Free Yourself From the Patterns and People that Hold You Back, an exploration of the power of reframing to overcome common challenges found in the modern workplace based on her research and experience in the corporate world. She has a Bachelor of Arts from UCLA in sociology, a Masters of Arts in media studies from the New College of California and is a Co-Active and ICF certified professional coach. She also holds a certification in Hatha yoga.