During the Fair360, formerly DiversityInc Top 50 event on May 7 in New York City, Carolynn Johnson, CEO of Fair360, formerly DiversityInc, sat down with Randall Stephenson, Chairman and CEO of AT&T, (No. 1), to discuss diversity and inclusion.
“It starts with it’s the right thing to do,” Stephenson said to open the conversation when asked why AT&T constantly challenges itself to place such high value on this topic. Stephenson touched upon the danger of unconscious bias. By eliminating an entire group of people from consideration for senior-level positions, businesses lose out on unique perspectives as well as pieces of the market.