Keynote Speaker
Billy Taylor

Pursuing excellence through diversity, equity and inclusion

How to make people visible so they can make the organization valuable
Thursday, Oct. 29 Location Code
3:00pm-3:30pm Virtual ThK/04b
About Billy Taylor

Billy Taylor is an American business executive, speaker and operations system guru. He is the founder and president of LinkedXL (excellence), a business operating systems architecting firm. Together with his business partners, Taylor works with leaders and organizations globally to build a sustainable end-to-end daily operating system that drives results and inspires people-driven excellence. Before LinkedXL, he spent 30 years with Goodyear Tires, serving as director of North American manufacturing and chief diversity and inclusion officer. As the global head of diversity and inclusion for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (GT), he led diversity and inclusion strategies for 64,000 employees across the 22 countries where the company operates. During his tenure in operations at Goodyear, the company's earnings rose from -$38M to +$1B.