Turner, along with Ladies in Tech at Turner (LiTT) and the company’s Global Technology & Operations (GTO) organization, teamed up to host tech journalist and entrepreneur Kara Swisher to discuss a wide range of topics including diversity in the tech industry, and Atlanta as an emerging tech hub.
“People think it’s a meritocracy in Silicon Valley. It’s not… it’s a mirror-tocracy. They’re looking at each other and then they get the same result,” she says. “Really good managements have an ‘irritant’ in the system to get that diversity of thought… Not just diversity of age, color, or gender… but a diversity of everything.”
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