About Arthur Woods
Arthur Woods is a social entrepreneur and LGBTQ+ leader working at the intersection of equity, inclusion and technology. He was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 and 40 Under 40 by BEQ. He is the author of the book, Hiring for Diversity; he is a three-times TEDx speaker and has advised leading brands from Disney, Sonos and MetLife to the Smithsonian.
He is the Co-Founder of Mathison, a venture-backed technology platform equipping employers with everything they need to manage their diversity hiring efforts. He is the creator of the first Equal Hiring Index to assess and benchmark inclusive hiring practices. Arthur came from Google where he led operations for YouTube’s Education division and oversaw YouTube for Schools. Arthur previously co-founded Imperative, leading social learning platform; Out in Tech, the largest global LGBTQ technology community; and Social Impact 360, a collegiate social enterprise education program.
Arthur studied at Georgetown University, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and HBS online. He is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, GCT Entrepreneur in Residence, a New York Venture Fellow, SAP.io Foundries Fellow, has contributed to Fast Company and sits on the Advisory Boards of LIFT and Second Day.
Global Keynotes Speaker on Equity, Inclusion and Purpose
Arthur Woods delivers keynote speeches, executive briefings and workshops for leaders passion about mobilizing meaningful change and shifting perspective around diversity, equity, inclusion and purpose.
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