National Diversity Council's Tech Inclusion Conference Announces Top 100 Diverse Leaders in Tech

National Diversity Council's Tech Inclusion Conference Announces Top 100 Diverse Leaders in Tech

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The National Diversity Council is hosting the 2021 Inaugural Tech Inclusion Conference taking place Tuesday, March 23 through Thursday, March 25. Register to attend: https://bit.ly/3tQ2CD8.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 2:30pm

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United States, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is hosting the 2021 Inaugural Tech Inclusion Conference taking place Tuesday, March 23 through Thursday, March 25. This year's theme is “Inclusion Leads to Innovation.”  This virtual conference will have over 80 speakers who will discuss a variety of topics related to our ever-changing workplace, while affording organizations the opportunity to explore tools and resources necessary to build a diverse workforce and remain competitive on the global stage. During the conference, professionals will gain access to learning sessions held by industry experts and organizational tracks that highlights the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

The Top 100 Diverse Leaders in Tech meet the following criteria:

The Top 100 Diverse Leaders in Tech Award distinguishes a select group of individuals from diverse fields who exhibit exceptional leadership qualities. The focus of the award is to give prominence to the accomplishments of men and women who exceed the scope of what is expected in their organizations and communities. The award is open to upper level executives who hold considerable clout within their organizations. Recipients of this award must be nominated and undergo a rigorous selection process. To be considered for this award, individuals must meet the criteria in the following categories.

Professional Leadership

  • Retain an extraordinary background of developing, growing and improving organizations the individual has been or is currently affiliated with.

  • Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and fairness through ethical and moral leadership, enhancing the credibility of the individual and the organization as a whole.

  • Serve as a role model for other individuals in the profession by setting the example in ways that are consistent shared values and goals of their respective organizations.

Effective and Efficient Management

  • Empower those around them by promoting achievement, goal attainment and continuous advancement of his/her organization.

  • Effectively builds relationships with subordinates while encouraging and inspiring personal and professional development in colleagues.

  • Foster collaboration by promoting cooperative goals and building trust through employee inclusion and teamwork.

Innovation/Vision

  • Challenge the norm by investigating and formulating challenging opportunities to change, grow, innovate and improve the organization’s mission and overall goals.

  • Inspire a shared vision by developing and communicating his/her vision for the future, and engaging others to actively participate in accomplishing that vision.

  • Foster a positive, creative work environment and embraces innovation and creativity in all aspects of their professional activities.

“The 2021 Top 100 Diverse Leaders in Tech showcases top upper level executives that are creating sustainable change and innovation within their organizations,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “Each year, we are amazed and inspired at the achievements of each awardee. The 2021 class is truly a powerful force.”

Aanchal Gupta

Microsoft

VP, Azure Security

Alexis Bjorlin

Broadcom Inc.

SVP & General Manager

Andrea Leszek

Salesforce

Chief Operating Officer, Technology

Anil Bhatt

Anthem, Inc

CTO

Antonio Daniels

Charter Communications

VP, Information Technology

Aylin Basom

Infor

Chief Customer Officer of the Americas

Brian Kuramoto

Modis

Vertical Vice President, Technology

Carol Houle

ATOS

Senior Vice President, Global Head of Consulting & Marketing, FSI

Chandra Gundlapalli

Unisys

Global VP, Applications

Cathleen Nilson

Jobox

Vice President of Finance

Cheryl Keeler

T Mobile

Vice President

Christina Montgomery

IBM

VP, Chief Privacy Officer

Dana McGraw

Disney

Vice President, Audience Modeling & Data Science, Disney Advertising Sales

Dara Bazzano

T-Mobile

SVP, Chief Accounting Officer

Dawn Drewry

Tyson Foods

Vice President, Global Functions Technology

Deepali Trehan

Intel Corporation

VP, General Manager

EJ Liao

Paciolan

VP of Product Management & Design

Evers-Hood, Melissa

Intel

Vice President, Consumer Sales and Operations

Ezrick Wiggins

Deloitte

Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions and Restructuring

Francisco Ramos

Netflix

Vice President, Latin American Originals.

Haroon Taqi

Ameren

Vice President of Information Technology

Indranil Nath Ph.D.

DXC Technology

Global Vice President & General Manager, Property & Casualty, Technology and Insurance Operations

JoAnne Kennedy

Nordstrom

VP Technology

Jose Quesada

Salesforce

VP Global Healthcare

Justine Hastings

Amazon

Chief of People-centered Science, VP HR Science

Kaniz Mahdi

VMWare

VP Advanced Technologies

Keith Sanders

CDW

VP Coworker Services

Kim Blue

Zoom

VP People Experience (HR)

Kurt John

Siemens

Chief Cybersecurity Officer

Laith Abu-Taleb

Mori

General Counsel, VP of Corporate Affairs

Leonora Miller

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager

Lisa Maxwell

Mastercard

Vice President Marketing, Data & Services

Lo Li

Equifax

CTO Global Consumer Solution

Mariely Franzetti

Dell

VP, IT Services

Matthew D. Gonzalez

US Department of Defense

Chief Data Officer

Melissa Massa

Lenovo

Vice President, CSP Sales

Mingu Lee

Samsung SDS

Chief Business Officer and Senior Vice President

Murali Kulathumani

Aptude/Facebook

VP Portfolio Management

Muthukumar Easwaran

Neighborly

SVP

Nancy Estell-Zoder

Oracle

VP, Product Strategy

Nate DeMarco Wells

XPO Logistics, Inc.

Senior Vice President of Global Transformation

Navneet Govil

SoftBank

Managing Partner & CFO

Neil Wilcox

Fiserv

Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility

Paul Lau

SMUD

CEO & General Manager

Paul Lopez

UnitedHealth Group

VP, Tech Development

Rabbani FurQaan

Andiamo Partners

VP of Diversity Recruiting Services

Ralph Martinez

Comcast

Regional Senior Vice President

Ravi Karra

American Express

VP, Technology, Global Digital Acquisitions & Platforms

Radhika Josyula

ServiceNow

VP Corporate Strategy

Sanyogita Shamsunder

Verizon

VP Product Innovation

Senthil Padmanabhan

eBay

VP, Technical Fellow

Sherri Madison

Intel

Senior Director of Planning and Operations

Sujata Kosalge

Google

Vice President of Engineering

Tram Phi

DocuSign

SVP & General Counsel

Vinod Muthukrishnan

Cisco

Chief Growth Officer

Wanda Ma

Sephora

Sr. Vice President, Technology

Ye Ouyang

Asia Info

CTO & SVP at AsiaInfo Technologies

Registration for the Tech Inclusion Conference is ongoing and can be completed at http://techinclusionconference.com/2021/register. For 2021 sponsorship opportunities, please contact Dennis Kennedy at dennis.kennedy@nationaldiversitycouncil.org

About The National Diversity Council
A non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion.  More information about the National Diversity Council is available at: www.nationaldiversitycouncil.org.

About The Tech Diversity & Inclusion Council
The mission of the Tech Diversity & Inclusion Council is to be a provider of DEI resources and tools for the Tech industry. The vision of the council is to create an environment where people from all races, orientations, genders, abilities and cultural backgrounds feel welcome and valued equally and equitably. More information about the National Diversity Council is available at:www.techinclusioncouncil.org.

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Ashana Outler 
National Diversity Council
ashana.outler@nationaldiversitycouncil.org