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Diversity in Tech: Stuck in First Gear

Posted October 14, 2021 | Sustainability | Leadership | Amplify
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As a former technology industry executive and current VP responsible for the development of Black and Latinx technology professionals, Cutter Fellow Robert D. Scott is uniquely positioned to share insights into the hiring, retention, and advancement myths that are pervasive in corporate America. He explains why the needle is not moving, and asks, “What needs to happen to truly make a system change this time, versus the many previous attempts?”
About The Author
Robert Scott
Robert D. Scott is a Fellow of Cutter Consortium and a member of Arthur D. Little's AMP open consulting network. Mr. Scott also serves as Dean for the Global Institute for Professional Development of the IT Senior Management Forum (ITSMF). In this capacity, he leads the professional development arm of ITSMF, stewarding the development of Black IT senior managers and executives as well as providing diversity-related training for organizations. Mr… Read More
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