Season 2, Episode 2
02/01/2023

DE&I: Disrupting #techsowhite

DE&I: Disrupting #techsowhite

Game-changing DE&I ensures everyone is equipped to thrive. Go beyond leveling the playing field. Level up the players.

Adriele Parker
Adriele Parker
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Thought Partner, Gerson Lehrman Group
Adriele helps leaders and teams foster inclusive working environments and develop agile DE&I strategies. In her former role as global manager of D&I at Gerson Lehrman Group, she created the company’s first D&I strategy. She also co-developed and implemented DE&I projects at Pivotal Software (now VMware) and a global hybrid tech startup. After-hours fun fact: Enjoys cooking, traveling, and sewing.
Dr. Lawrence Anderson
Dr. Lawrence Anderson
Former CIO, Office of the Secretary, US Department of Commerce
Lawrence is an executive focused on strategic and transformational issues. He’s managed and integrated complex IT systems with the Department of Defense and General Services Administration. Since filming, he’s become Chief Technology & Operating Officer at National Student Clearinghouse.  After-hours fun fact: Bass player and third-degree Black Belt in karate.
Baratunde Thurston

Meet your host

Baratunde Thurston

Host, Writer, Futurist, Great Guy to Hang Out With After Work

Baratunde is back for Season 2 and ready to get real about IT! He is an Emmy-nominated host of the PBS series America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston, creator of the podcast, How to Citizen with Baratunde, founding partner of the new media startup Puck, and author of NYT best-seller How to Be Black.

After-hours fun fact: MSNBC said Baratunde gave “one of the greatest TED talks of all time.”

Season 2 (4 episodes)
Season 1 (8 episodes)