Willie JacksonWillie Jackson

Consultant & Lead Facilitator at ReadySet

Willie is a keynote speaker, consultant, and facilitator who helps organizations advance vital conversations that unlock connections across differences. His belief in the transformative power of media to change narratives led him to found Abernathy, a magazine for black men backed by companies like Mailchimp, Atlassian, and WeWork. In its four year run, Abernathy published 400+ articles and produced a series of curated events for diverse professionals across the nation.

Willie served as Founding Technical Lead of Seth Godin’s altMBA program for high-performing individuals who want to level up and lead, and CTO of The Domino Project, an award-winning publishing company founded by business luminary Seth Godin and powered by Amazon.com. He's been featured in documentaries (I’m Fine, Thanks), on HGTV (House Hunters International), and in print (Icarus Deception). Willie is an avid houseplant enthusiast and loves to spread the gospel of self-watering planters whenever possible.

Takes part in

Sep, 4 10:00 PM CEST
Stage 1
Panel Discussion

How Can Inclusion Boost Performance and Innovation?

  • How leaders can move away from viewing inclusion as a solely social justice matter and instead make it an integral core value of their business
  • How to enact inclusion to be the company's driving force
  • How to ascertain the employees' heterogeneity of thought
Sadé Muhammad Director, Representation & Inclusion Partnerships at Forbes
Michelle Penelope King Gender Equality Expert
Susanna Romantsova Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Leader at IKEA
Margo't Goodson North America Diversity & Inclusion Lead at SAP
Minjon Tholen Chief Inclusion & Strategic Innovation Officer at Amnesty International USA, Co-Founder & Chair of the Board at Inclusion NextWork
Willie Jackson Consultant & Lead Facilitator at ReadySet