Harvard Law School graduate Verna Myers was named vice president of inclusion strategy at Netflix.
“Having worked closely with Vernā as a consultant on a range of organizational issues, we are thrilled that she has agreed to bring her talents to this new and important role,” said Netflix chief talent officer Jessica Neal. “As a global company dedicated to attracting the best people and representing a broad range of perspectives, Verna will be an invaluable champion of our efforts to build a culture where all employees thrive.”
Founder & president of The Verna Myers Company, a nationally recognized consultancy on diversity and inclusion that has collaborated with hundreds of clients to effect sustainable organizational change by conducting cultural assessments, developing comprehensive strategic diversity action plans, and facilitating compelling and interactive workshops in the U.S. and around the globe, Myers is the author of two books: “Moving Diversity Forward: How to Go From Well-Meaning to Well-Doing” and “What If I Say the Wrong Thing? 25 Habits for Culturally Effective People.”
In her new role, she is charged with “devising and implementing strategies that integrate cultural diversity, inclusion and equity into all aspects of Netflix’s operations worldwide.”
A 2009 Network Journal 25 Influential Black Women in Business honoree, Myers previously served as executive director of The Boston Law Firm Group, a consortium of firms focused on increasing diversity.