Episode 76

Transformational and Effective Leadership with Kristen Lisanti

About the episode
In this episode of Reimagining Company Culture, we’re chatting with Kristen Lisanti, Chief Culture Officer at BCW. Her innovative approach to building a healthy workplace culture fuses strategies from organization design and change management with applied neuroscience, developmental psychology and mindfulness meditation.
About the guest
As chief culture officer for the integrated communications agency BCW, Kristen is focused on establishing a healthy, thriving culture across a complex global business. Her innovative approach fuses strategies from organization design and change management with applied neuroscience, developmental psychology and mindfulness meditation. Kristen previously served in a head of Talent role at Vision7 International in the Blue Focus network, driving organizational change initiatives such as prioritizing culture integration the M&A process and fostering resilience and emotional intelligence in agency and network leaders. Before shifting to focus on organizational change, she spent the first 15 years of my career driving social and behavioral change through communications. Kristen directed public education campaigns on mental health awareness and stigma reduction, obesity prevention, voter registration and mobilization, early childhood development, and more. Kristen is a certified coach through the NeuroLeadership Institute and a certified mindfulness meditation teacher through the Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. She is a trustee on the board of her town’s Community Coalition on Race, supporting community engagement and antiracism initiatives.

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