Monday, May 20
Nikko Ballroom, 3rd floor
How a culture of inclusion and workplace diversity positively impacts IT teams
The all-too-familiar news of Silicon Valley’s attempts to fix its “bro culture” only underscores broader issues of any technology field’s challenges in diversifying pools of candidates comprising IT teams, both large and small. Retail technology leaders have an opportunity to bolster the IT organization’s profile and effectiveness by incorporating people with diverse backgrounds and characteristics. Hear from one of the world's leading companies in workforce equality, as Salesforce's global equality leader Molly Ford explores how to develop and grow diverse and productive technology workforces. She will discuss broader strategies for fostering an inclusive and collaborative environment, enabling different voices to be heard and ensuring effective decision-making in support of the IT team’s overall performance.