Tayo Rockson

Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Tayo, Winrock’s Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, is an experienced student of human behavior with over 10 years of experience working with a variety of organizations ranging from fast growing startups to multinationals. As a writer, speaker, strategist, podcaster, poet, and storyteller, he is committed to using his work to fight against multiple systems of oppression and suppression on a global level. As the son of a diplomat, he grew up understanding the nuances of multicultural diversity while living on four continents and he leveraged those lived experiences to establish himself as an authority in communicating effectively across cultures as well as personal branding. He has graced various stages to share his knowledge including TEDx, the prestigious Chautauqua Institution, and the United Nations. He’s the author of Use Your Difference To Make A Difference and in 2020, he launched a national anti-racism campaign called #LetsTalkBias. Rockson holds an MBA in Marketing and Communications from Fordham University and BSc in Business Management and Marketing from Liberty University.