Abha Kumar is a business strategist, transformation leader, and global thinker. She has extensive global operational experience leading digital and organizational transformations. She serves on the board of Notify.io, an enterprise SaaS company, and the advisory board of Shopelier an eCommerce startup. As a believer in the value of education, she serves on the advisory board of Shanti Bhavan, a nonprofit organization providing education to children from disadvantaged communities. As CIO of Corporate and International, at Vanguard (~8 trillion AUM), she led the creation of the digital experience, transforming communication and collaboration. She was the head of Vanguard’s international shared services group, which she launched and grew to eight global development centers to fuel Vanguard’s growth strategy with global talent and innovation. She has also held senior leadership positions at Dow Jones & Co, The New York Times and Morgan Stanley. Recognized for cultivating talent and developing the next generation of leaders, she founded Leadership and Engagement for Asian Professionals (LEAP), which has over 2,000 members. She is a thought leader and has spoken globally on diversity, innovation, and the future of work. She received the 2018 American Business Association’s Gold Stevie® award for “Visionary for Creating Ecosystems of Tomorrow.” In 2019, she received the “Inspirational Women Leaders” award by Roshni Media, and in 2021 she was selected for The Agenda Diversity 100, a Financial Times’ publication for corporate board directors.