Google hires Intel’s former head of diversity as VP of Diversity

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Nike names a new head of human resources

Nike Inc. on Tuesday named Monique Matheson the company’s top human resources executive. The appointment comes as Nike works through a previously announced reorganization that includes eliminating 2 percent of the company’s global workforce. She will succeed Nike veteran David Ayre, who is retiring. SOURCE: Portland Business Journal Read the article.

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Tech Moves: Microsoft bringing in GE tech executive to be corporate VP of U.S. division

Microsoft announced Monday that Kate Johnson, currently an executive with GE, will join the Redmond tech giant as president and corporate vice president of the company’s U.S. division. The announcement doesn’t indicate what Johnson will work on in her new position, which begins Sept. 8, and we’ve reached out to Microsoft for more details. Johnson …

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Struggling with workplace diversity? This startup is raising money to help

Janice Omadeke sees a technology industry that can be far more diverse — and her startup The Mentor Method is raising $550,000 in seed funding to bring its inclusion methods to a wider market. The Mentor Method charges startups and larger companies between $2,500 and $25,000 to design diversity and inclusion …