ESG Diversity & Inclusion

A Sustainable Enterprise Tech Council Conversation

Nov 30, 2022 3:00 PM4:00 PM EST

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Here's what we talked about

  • Diversity and inclusion discussions are necessary everywhere, from the workplace to our homes, to promote action and changes.
  • Dissect psychological safety, belonging, and equity as key diversity and inclusion topics.
  • Understanding connections between Industries and backgrounds and establishing genuine connections

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World Wide Technology

World Wide Technology (WWT), a global technology solution provider that designs, builds, demonstrates and deploys innovative technology products, integrated architectural solutions and transformational digital experiences for large public and private organizations around the globe.

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Guest Speakers

Brian Sharpless LinkedIn

Director of Diversity Business Development at WWT

Brian Sharpless is currently the Director of Diversity Business Development. Brian’s role at WWT is to lead a team of Diversity Business Development Managers that grow the business footprint by leading sales engagements and driving and measuring results. His team identifies companies that have diversity initiatives and ESG goals and identify how WWT can align to those goals to assist in the sales engagement strategy.

Brian builds key senior executive relationships within industry organizations, as well as potential and existing customers. These relationships help to initiate interactions to gain the customer’s knowledge, business strategies, priorities, organizational policy, and processes to optimize business and technology outcomes.

Greg Irwin LinkedIn

Co-Founder, Co-CEO at BWG Strategy LLC

BWG Strategy is a research platform that provides market intelligence through Event Services, Business Development initiatives, and Market Research services. BWG hosts over 1,800 interactive executive strategy sessions (conference calls and in-person forums) annually that allow senior industry professionals across all sectors to debate fundamental business topics with peers, build brand awareness, gather market intelligence, network with customers/suppliers/partners, and pursue business development opportunities.

Patricia Marinho LinkedIn

Compliance Director – LATAM and Caribbean, Global Compliance for Sales and Client Management at Willis Towers Watson

Patricia Marinho has over 25 years of legal, regulatory and compliance experience. She actively participated in international AML, Data Privacy conferences in the U.S. and Brazil. She also taught Computer Law for MBA classes at the Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Prior to joining WTW, she worked for law firms and compliance consulting companies, where she advised clients in Intellectual Property Laws, Trade Secrets and Computer Law, as well as developing and coordinating the efforts of their clients to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Patricia joined WTW in 2014 and is now leading the R&B Transformation Project and the Integration of WTW systems. In addition, Patricia was invited by the new Head of Latam - Hector Martinez- to participate in the Latam Strategic Board, composed by selected heads of the Countries, as the only Corp Officer from the Region. Her role is to support the development of the strategic vision for the Region by bringing the cooperative perspective into the discussion.

Event Moderator

Brian Sharpless LinkedIn

Director of Diversity Business Development at WWT

Brian Sharpless is currently the Director of Diversity Business Development. Brian’s role at WWT is to lead a team of Diversity Business Development Managers that grow the business footprint by leading sales engagements and driving and measuring results. His team identifies companies that have diversity initiatives and ESG goals and identify how WWT can align to those goals to assist in the sales engagement strategy.

Brian builds key senior executive relationships within industry organizations, as well as potential and existing customers. These relationships help to initiate interactions to gain the customer’s knowledge, business strategies, priorities, organizational policy, and processes to optimize business and technology outcomes.

Greg Irwin LinkedIn

Co-Founder, Co-CEO at BWG Strategy LLC

BWG Strategy is a research platform that provides market intelligence through Event Services, Business Development initiatives, and Market Research services. BWG hosts over 1,800 interactive executive strategy sessions (conference calls and in-person forums) annually that allow senior industry professionals across all sectors to debate fundamental business topics with peers, build brand awareness, gather market intelligence, network with customers/suppliers/partners, and pursue business development opportunities.

Patricia Marinho LinkedIn

Compliance Director – LATAM and Caribbean, Global Compliance for Sales and Client Management at Willis Towers Watson

Patricia Marinho has over 25 years of legal, regulatory and compliance experience. She actively participated in international AML, Data Privacy conferences in the U.S. and Brazil. She also taught Computer Law for MBA classes at the Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Prior to joining WTW, she worked for law firms and compliance consulting companies, where she advised clients in Intellectual Property Laws, Trade Secrets and Computer Law, as well as developing and coordinating the efforts of their clients to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Patricia joined WTW in 2014 and is now leading the R&B Transformation Project and the Integration of WTW systems. In addition, Patricia was invited by the new Head of Latam - Hector Martinez- to participate in the Latam Strategic Board, composed by selected heads of the Countries, as the only Corp Officer from the Region. Her role is to support the development of the strategic vision for the Region by bringing the cooperative perspective into the discussion.

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