As Vice President, Global Marketing, Michael Chamberlain is responsible for the development, care, and amplification of the Catalyst brand and reputation, as well as overseeing the development and execution of product packaging and global communication strategies. Responsibilities include assessing external perceptions of the organization by target audiences and creating consistent positioning across, and external to, Catalyst. In addition to brand management, Michael oversees the Events, Editorial, and Design teams at Catalyst. For brand and reputation development and expansion, as well as mission impact purposes, Michael oversees Strategic Alliance/Affiliate identification and development.
Michael joined Catalyst in 2005 as a member of the Consulting Services group, working with organizations to assess their workplace environments and develop customized strategies to further workplace diversity and inclusion. Michael is an advisor to Catalyst's Mentoring and Employee Resource Group Issue Specialty Team and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Affinity Group, building internal expertise and frequently speaking to corporate audiences and the media on these topics, as well as engaging men in gender inclusion initiatives.
Michael received his MBA in International Business Management from the University of Rhode Island, winning the Michael Roher Memorial Award for academic excellence and contributions toward the MBA program. He graduated magna cum laude with Bachelor’s degrees in Marketing and French from the University of Rhode Island.