Gary Shapiro heads up the Consumer Electronics Association, which has taught him a thing or two about running successful businesses in a digital world.

One point Shapiro particularly stressed during his keynote talk yesterday at The Next Web Conference 2013 was that diversity amongst a workforce is a key strength of the best companies.

Today, The Next Web’s Paul Sawers caught up with Shapiro to find out more.

Catch up with the rest of our coverage from The Next Web 2013.