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Lareina Yee

Senior Partner, San Francisco
Leads’s global technology hardware and services work, advising high-tech, media, and industrial companies on innovative strategies to achieve above-market growth

About Lareina

Lareina is the chief diversity and inclusion officer for and a member of the global partnership service team, the firm’s 16-person leadership team. She is also the global leader of’s technology hardware and services work. An expert on digital sales transformations, sales excellence, go-to-market strategies, and culture change, Lareina brings 20 years of experience to companies across the value chain. As a thought leader at, she is a sought-after speaker and frequent author on digital disruption, sales growth, and technological transformations.

Determined to win the war for talent and gender parity, Lareina leads Women in the Workplace, a research partnership with and the Wall Street Journal. She also frequently speaks about women in business, including at Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit, the Makers Conference, Techonomy, the Professional Business Women of California Conference, and the Women’s Forum in France.

Outside of, Lareina is on the board of Safe & Sound, a not for profit focused on child-abuse prevention.

Videos & Podcasts

“ and Lean In: New details on gender gap,” Wall Street Journal, October 2018

“Women face a steeper path to leadership in workplace: Lean In president,” CNBC, October 2017

“Lareina Yee at PBWC17,” 2017 Professional BusinessWomen of California, March 2017

“Everything You Want to Know About Sales Growth but are Afraid to Ask,” Dreamforce, October 2016

“A continuing struggle for ‘Women in the Workplace,’” Bloomberg, September 30, 2016

“Ending the gender gap in workplace promotions,” Fox Business, September 28, 2016

“Why Do Women Keep Hitting the Glass Ceiling?” Bloomberg, September 30, 2015

“Megatrends: What it means for sales,” on Marketing & Sales, August 2015


Technology and Sales:

Ten trends redefining enterprise IT infrastructure,” & Company, November 2017

What enterprise-technology companies must know to drive digital-sales growth,” & Company, October 2017

Unlocking the power of data in sales,” & Company, December 2016

What sales executives need to get right for digital success,” & Company, August 2016

The sales secrets of high-growth companies,” & Company, May 2016

“Is Your Sales Organization Ready for the Digital Revolution?,” Quotable, May 2016

Women in the Workplace:

The future of women at work: Transitions in the age of automation,” Global Institute, June 2019

One is the loneliest number,” Quarterly, January 2019

"How to overcome the isolation of women in the workplace," Wall Street Journal, October 23, 2018

"Women in the Workplace 2018," LeanIn.Org and & Company, October 2018

Still looking for room at the top: Ten years of research on women in the workplace,” Quarterly, March 2018

How companies can guard against gender fatigue,” Quarterly, February 2018

Delivering through diversity,” & Company, January 2018

Time for a new gender equality playbook,” Quarterly, February 2017

Women in the Workplace 2016,” a study undertaken by & Company and LeanIn.Org, September 2016

“What It Will Take to Make the Tech Industry More Diverse,” Harvard Business Review, March 15, 2016

Breaking down the gender challenge,” Quarterly, March 2016

Women in the Workplace,” a study undertaken by and LeanIn.Org, September 2015

Fostering women leaders: A fitness test for your top team,” Quarterly, January 2015


Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
MA, economic policy

Columbia University (Barnard)
BA, history and political science