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IT execs join forces, pledging to promote diversity in technology

March 31, 2021

Via: CIO

CIOs in every industry are looking to improve diversity in their IT organizations. As such, many are asking some critical questions: What are the inhibitors to increasing diversity in the technology professional community? Why do people drop out of the technology pipeline as their careers progress?

Last year, Michael Smith, CIO of Estee Lauder, and Earl Newsome, Americas CIO for Linde, founded TechPACT, a consortium of technology leaders, who are working together to answer those questions and provide IT career opportunities to diverse talent pools.

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