September 22, 2021

Former Deloitte CEO Disses Men and Their Spreadsheets

Does Cathy Engelbert have a point here, ladies?

As the first female CEO of a major professional services firm, Cathy Engelbert learned a valuable lesson: Never trust a spreadsheet made by men.

“No spreadsheet ever yielded a great result for women,” says Engelbert, who recently became commissioner of the WNBA after a 33-year career at Deloitte. That’s because the assumptions behind the numbers inevitably reflect the perspective of a male-dominated business.

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert on Texts From Kobe Bryant and the Tyranny of Spreadsheets [Worth]

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