Diversity and inclusion executives are rapidly becoming more important at large corporations. A more inclusive environment not only benefits the company, it also strengthens the larger global competitiveness of American industry.

Here, Black Enterprise wants you to meet the dynamic, results-driven CDOs who share in jointly pushing for diversity at their respective companies.

Josie Thomas, EVP, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, CBS Corp; and Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, EVP, Diversity, Inclusion and Communications, CBS Entertainment

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Tiffany Smith Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i

Thomas leads multidimensional diversity and inclusion strategies across the corporation and works with senior executives to develop talent, diverse suppliers, and national industry impact. Smith-Anao’i develops new diversity and inclusion programs for CBS Entertainment. “At CBS, we know that only with the most diverse voices in the room do you reach the best business decisions,” says Thomas.

William L. Hawthorne III, SVP

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Source: Small Business – Black Enterprise