August 13, 2020

The Global Inclusion Online Forum has announced that Steve Bilt, the US TOP6 CEO for Diversity 2020, will join the Forum for the talk titled “A CEO Guide for Delivering and Measuring Inclusion Success” scheduled for September 4, 2020 6:20 PM CEST (12:20 PM New York).

In his interview with the Forum’s organizers, Steve will open up on Smile Brands’ diversity & inclusion policies, procedures, and projects as well as on his inclusive leadership principles which put him on the list of the TOP CEOs for women, TOP CEOs for diversity, and other US and international diversity rankings. The talk will be focused on how an organization can achieve gender and racial balance, strong employee retention and satisfaction rates, combined with high performance and efficiency.

Steve Bilt is the CEO of Smile Brands & Smiles for Everyone Foundation, providing care for more than 1.5 mm people annually and charity care through on-going outposts around the world. Smile Brands affiliated offices have a combined Google rating of 4.4 Stars, and a Glassdoor rating of 4.6 stars as well as 94 % Employee Recommendation Rating. The company won four Stevie Awards at the 2018 American Business Awards, including Employer of the Year (Gold), Employee Focused CEO (Gold), CEO/Executive of the Year (Gold) and Company of the Year (Silver), two 2017 Best in Business Awards, including Most Customer Friendly, and # 1 multi-site Healthcare in 2018, 2019, 2020. It has also been listed among 100 Best Places to Work in the U. S. by Glassdoor.

Steve Bilt was recognized by Comparably as Large Co U. S. CEO for Diversity (# 6) and Women (# 11) and Co for Career Advancement & Culture. He was awarded CEO of the Year Social Impact by Wharton School & CEO Connection and inducted into Kaufman Foundation/EY Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

The Smiles for Everyone Foundation is a public, non-profit organization providing free dental care (approximately $25 mm to date) through International Trips and ongoing local outposts in six countries in Africa, Asia, and South America & during events throughout the United States. The Foundation’s work has received numerous recognitions from the Govts., Health Ministries, Monarchies of Paraguay, Thailand & Ghana and Humanitarian Awards from NEA and American Red Cross.

Global Inclusion Online Forum is the first online event of such a type and scale designed to bring together world’s leading diversity and inclusion executives, HR consultants, and D&I activists as well as business owners and managers looking for ways to make their businesses more inclusive. The week-long agenda of the event includes two days of keynotes, panel discussions, a startup competition and expo, followed by six days of practical workshops.

For any additional information, please contact Anna Krys, the Global Inclusion Online Forum project manager, at