Bernard C. Coleman III
He/Him/His | People Leader in HR, Diversity and Leadership.
Bernard is the Chief Diversity and Engagement Officer at Gusto where he leads the Employee Engagement team which encompasses DEIB, employee relations and people integrity/governance/compliance functions. Prior to Gusto, Bernard led diversity efforts at Uber and before that, directed Hillary for America’s HR and DEIB efforts, and was the first ever Chief Diversity and HR Officer in U.S. history for any presidential campaign. Bernard holds an M.B.A. from Trinity University, a B.A. in psychology from Hampton University, a Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Management certification from Georgetown University and is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership. He is highly sought after speaker and author whose insights have appeared in Inc, Forbes, The New York Times, TIME, TechCrunch and USA Today.
Getting Ready for Organizational Change
Many tech companies express a desire to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. But, in order to see meaningful change, organizations must have specific conditions in place. This session identifies and explains the workplace conditions that must be in place in order to advance DEIB efforts.
Course 2: DEIB and the Organization