Diversity is a focus across the tech world, a focus which often takes the form of organizations and directives tasked with increasing the voice and role of underrepresented communities in board rooms and the workplace. This panel focuses on the benefits of diversity in the industry and the ways in which communities built around specific categories of diversity can work together to promote a better workplace for all.
– Nancy Kramer, Chief Evangelist, IBM iX (moderator)
– Maria O’Hollearn, Director, Hispanic Foundation of the Silicon Valley
– Jess Thompson, Director of Sales and Service Ops, Australia Post
– Nnena Ukuku, Co-founder of Black Founders Startup Ventures, & Partner, Venture Gained Legal
Amanda Thurston (Editor-in-Chief, thinkLeaders) sits down with Bluewolf Women Innovators Network (WIN) Honoree Paige O’Neill (CMO, Sitecore) to discuss the state of women leaders in the workplace and how organizations and leaders can drive change to create an inclusive work environment. Follow @IBMthinkLeaders on Twitter > Join the IBM thinkLeaders LinkedIn group > Subscribe to […]
Cheap, ubiquitous, and incredibly valuable—that’s how the economists behind a new book about AI see the future of prediction, thanks to the technology that helps fill in the blanks. However, misperceptions about what AI is and how it works continue to prevail, even among tech-savvy marketers. In order for AI technology to achieve its full […]
Corporate social responsibility is important. Very important. With the ability for widespread internal communications and the advantage of robust organizational structures, corporations are poised to help in a big way. And it seems the timing is right to double down on CSR for two reasons: Consumers want to support brands with charitable missions (see: Toms […]