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This article was published on April 26, 2013

    Why diversity is so important to business in the 21st Century: A chat with Gary Shapiro at #TNW2013

    Why diversity is so important to business in the 21st Century: A chat with Gary Shapiro at #TNW2013
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    Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-qualit Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-quality, compelling content for them. He previously served in several roles at TNW, including Editor-in-Chief. He left the company in April 2016 for pastures new.

    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.