An Uber exec just summed up tech’s diversity problem—and solution—in 37 words

If you care at all about the glaring diversity issues in tech or anywhere else, it’s time to sit down and listen to Bozoma Saint John.

Saint John, a former Apple executive, was appointed as Uber’s first-ever chief brand officer in June 2017, just around the time Travis Kalanick was being steered out as CEO. Having been rocked by Susan Fowler’s detailed account of a sexist, ruthlessly imbalanced bro culture, Uber was in need of a serious brand makeover.

Uber’s board saw hope in Saint...

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