Maya Townsend, founder of Partnering Resources, helps leaders find and leverage hidden organizational strengths in order to navigate complex change and collaboration challenges. The practice is based on understanding how to leverage networks: the complex, interrelated, and often messy webs of relationships that drive all organizational activity. Maya serves as an adviser to Gartner, the leading technology research and advisory company, on change management best practices. Co-editor of Handbook for Strategic HR (AMACOM), her writing has also appeared in CIO, Talent Management, Mass High Tech, and other publications. Maya’s presentations have been acclaimed “best in conference” by participants.