Anne Morriss is the Executive Founder of The Leadership Consortium, a first-of-its kind leadership accelerator that works to build inclusive executive teams and elevate diverse leaders to senior leadership roles. She has spent the last twenty years building and leading mission-driven enterprises, serving most recently as CEO and Co-Founder of GenePeeks, a computational genomics company developing breakthrough ways to identify genetic risk. Anne founded the company after her son was diagnosed with a rare genetic disease.
Anne has worked with entrepreneurs, companies and governments throughout the United States and Latin America on strategy, leadership and organizational change. Her collaborators have ranged from early-stage tech founders to public sector leaders working to build national competitiveness. She worked as a senior advisor with the OTF Group, launched the Concire Leadership Institute, and served as the founding Chair of InnerCity Weightlifting, a groundbreaking NGO enabling unprecedented reduction in youth violence in Boston.
Anne currently serves on the national Board of IGNITE, which engages young women in civic activism and champions the need for more women in public office. She recently joined the Board of Overseers for Boston’s Museum of Science, where she is focused on encouraging young women to pursue careers in science.
Anne co-wrote the best-selling book Uncommon Service and is currently writing a second book on leadership. She received her BA from Brown University and MBA from Harvard Business School.
Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.