I’ve been chewing on it a while. I’ve had something I’ve wanted to say. Executive search firm diversity matters. I know it is impolitic to discuss issues with one’s own industry. I am fully aware it is so much safer to remain silent (and boring). But truth is the executive search firm business lacks diversity.
The lates Women in Tech Infographic finds that the number of women in tech are growing 238% faster than men — that according to data from the top 8 tech companies.
The study documents how Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyers and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg are the exceptions, not the rule. While women have made significant progress over the past dozen-and-a-half years, when you compare Silicon Valley public companies to large public companies not counted among the SV150, the difference is vast.