Elizabeth Lyle is a core member of BCG’s People & Organization practice (POP) and a member of the practice’s North American Leadership Team, with a focus on people strategy topics. Elizabeth is also a founding member of BCG’s Leadership & Talent Enablement Center in North America.

In her expert role, Elizabeth focuses on preparing leaders, talent, and organizations for a rapidly evolving future through culture, leadership, and operating model transformation, as well as through programmatic digital capability-building to address organizations’ upskilling and reskilling needs. She has been a key contributor to BCG’s “Build Operate Transfer” approach, which unlocks organizations’ ability to drive digital transformation at speed and scale, largely through her work on the development of a multi-cohort capability-building approach called “Digital Skill Builder” in partnership with BCG’s Client Learning and Enablement team.

Elizabeth has helped the leaders of some of the oldest, largest, and most complex organizations worldwide to think differently about creating advantage through people. She has pioneered approaches that enable leaders to change how they connect with, invest in, grow, and deploy employees to unlock strategic advantage and competitive potential. Elizabeth’s 2018 TED talk on building next-gen leadership capabilities among middle managers has garnered over 2 million views.

Elizabeth chairs the Career Development Committee for Consultants in the Boston office, overseeing a committee of over 15 advisors who manage the career development and performance evaluation of over 120 BCG employees based in Boston.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Leadership capability-building and behavior change
  • Talent strategy
  • Culture change
  • Purpose
  • Operating model design
  • Change management
  • Digital upskilling/reskilling
  • Build-Operate-Transfer approach to digital transformation

EDUCATION

  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • BS, with distinction, University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce
Deep Expertise, Broad Experience