Kristina Kloberdanz is Mastercard’s first Chief Sustainability Officer. A catalyst for change, she works with Mastercard’s board of directors and senior executives to advance sustainability and drive strategic growth. As CSO, she collaborates with leadership across the business to integrate sustainability initiatives shared among business units and position them to be enterprise wide drivers of growth—in advancing inclusive growth; ensuring a workforce that is inspired by a sense of purpose; limiting its impact of climate change; and putting ethics, data privacy, and security first. Kloberdanz’s role at Mastercard rests on two decades of work at IBM leading its global corporate responsibility, as an inaugural member and facilitator of IBM’s Corporate Service Corps and managing IBM’s global sports and entertainment sponsorships, among other responsibilities. She has served on a variety nonprofit boards and advisory councils. She is a former professional ballerina and a certified holistic health coach.