"We need to stop talking and start acting," advises Diego Scotti, Verizon's Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer and an outspoken advocate for advancing industry diversity and inclusion. "All companies and organizations that represent our industry need to coalesce around common programs and scale them. Impact comes from scale and from industry-wide effort and commitment." Verizon's AdFellows program is among the initiatives that are available for adoption by companies as a best practice and model for both diverse talent recruitment and retention. The AdFellows program is being recognized when Scotti and Verizon are inducted, along with the ANA, P&G, NBA and five other industry leaders into the Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors at CES on January 9. (Scotti is pictured above, left, with several AdFellows.)
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