Kate Lister is an author, speaker and a leading authority on the future of work. In addition to authoring five business-related books, Kate has written scores of articles related to the corporate workplace for major media outlets, and was one of only three witnesses invited to testify before a U.S. Senate committee on the expansion of telework in government post-COVID-19. Her research has been cited by hundreds of publications including the Harvard Business Review, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and many others. As president of Global Workplace Analytics (GWA), Kate helps clients focus on shaping workplace and workforce strategies to improve people, planet, and profit outcomes. GWA partners with the industry’s most respected influencers to advance thought leadership on the qualitative and quantitative impacts of workplace change. Its work is informed by a proprietary digital library of over 5,000 research reports, case studies, and other content related to the technologies, trends, and scientific understandings that are transforming workforce and workplace strategies around the globe.