The Business Imperative of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Webinar Replay

There’s a lot of conversation around Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB), and many companies are mobilising to enforce these values or institute them if they didn’t exist before. DEIB are critical to driving innovation and growth, as well as long-term success.

As companies continue to leverage digital transformation to gain a competitive advantage and market share, diverse voices are necessary for continued innovation. With diversity comes smarter and more creative ideas, better performance, and the added potential to appeal to a broader market. But diversity cannot be sustained without equity, inclusion, and belonging — they all work together creating a culture where every single person can thrive at work.

Watch this Webinar now to hear Brian K. Reaves, UKG’s Chief Belonging, Diversity and Equity officer, discuss the business imperative around DEIB and the role each of us plays in creating an environment that sets a company and its customers up for future success. Hear Brian’s answers to some of your most frequently asked questions in the Q&A in latter half of the webinar, ensuring your queries are met.

In this Webinar, you’ll discover:

  • How Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging act as a foundation for success
  • Discover noteworthy statistics regarding DEI&B
  • Answer your frequently asked questions in the Q&A

About the Speaker:

Brian K. Reaves | Chief Belonging, Diversity, and Equity Officer | UKG

As Chief Belonging, Diversity, and Equity Officer at UKG, Brian leads the company’s global belonging, diversity, and equity efforts so all people can thrive in their careers. A software engineer by trade, Brian brings an “engineering mindset” to UKG along with more than 30 years of advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) within the tech industry.

He most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Dell Technologies. Prior to Dell, Brian spent eight years at SAP, serving as head of Diversity and Inclusion for the Office of the CEO, and as global head of products and innovations for SAP d.Studio next generation technology team. He has held senior executive software development and management roles across industries and in tech sectors such as, cloud computing, supply chain, healthcare, finance, telecommunications, and utilities. He began his career as a software developer at the Xerox Corporation.

Brian is a recognized thought leader on several DE&I topics including strategies to innovatively engage and expand diverse talent pools as well as how to directly correlate DE&I initiatives with positive business outcomes.

Brian’s passions include design thinking, international travel, and professional/amateur sports. Brian holds a B.S. in Mathematics/Computer Science from UCLA and resides with his wife in Austin, TX.

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