Global Digital Transformation Company Publicis Sapient joins Out Leadership

NEW YORK, June 25, 2020

Out Leadership, the only global LGBTQ+ business alliance helping organizations realize the economic growth and talent dividend derived from inclusive business, is pleased to welcome digital and technology firm Publicis Sapient as their 84th member company, representing the organization’s continued expansion into the world of global advertising and digital.

Out Leadership Founder & CEO, Todd Sears said, “We’re delighted to welcome Publicis Sapient as part of the Out Leadership family as we work to build a more equitable world for LGBTQ+ people. The Publicis Sapient goal of broadening understanding by challenging the status quo is a great match for our mission.”

Publicis Sapient operates 53 offices in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. They work with some of the world’s most recognizable brands including Walmart, Samsung and Revlon. The company is part of Publicis Groupe, the second-largest advertising conglomerate in the world.

Executive Sponsor David Donovan, EVP, Financial Services Lead, America’s said “Publicis Sapient is excited to partner with Out Leadership, an organization that embodies similar core values as us, with a focus around making the workplace a fair and just place for LGBTQ+ people. Within our Financial Services vertical, we are big believers in diversity of thought, which helps enable greater success with client impact. We are looking forward to the additive knowledge and thinking that this partnership will bring in helping expand our thinking and creation of solutions.”

Todd Sears added, “Our work to advocate for LGBTQ+ equality is more important than ever and we’re looking forward to working together with our newest member firm Publicis Sapient.”

About Publicis Sapient:
Publicis Sapient is a digital transformation partner helping established organizations get digitally enabled, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. We help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity. As digital pioneers with 20,000 people and 53 offices around the globe, our experience spanning technology, data sciences, consulting and customer obsession – combined with our culture of curiosity and relentlessness – enables us to accelerate our clients’ businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value. Publicis Sapient is the digital business transformation hub of Publicis Groupe. For more information, visit

About Out Leadership:
Out Leadership is the oldest and largest global LGBTQ+ business advisory that partners with the world’s most influential companies to build business opportunities, cultivate talent, and drive LGBTQ+ equality forward. We believe that LGBTQ+ inclusion positively impacts business results, and that including LGBTQ+ people at the most senior level of executive leadership builds business. We call this idea Return on Equality™.

Comprised of 84 global member firms and dedicated to cross-industry collaboration, Out Leadership is a certified B Corporation. Out Leadership convenes CEOs, business leaders and allies at exclusive invitation only events across 4 continents. Out Leadership also operates three talent initiatives: QUORUM, which aims to increase LGBTQ+ representation on corporate boards; OutNEXT, the first global talent development program for emerging LGBTQ+ leaders; and OutWOMEN, connecting senior level LGBTQ+ women in business. To learn more, please visit

SOURCE: Out Leadership | Originally posted via CISION PR Newswire.