Arthur Woods, Co-Founder - Mathison
Arthur Woods is a social entrepreneur working at the intersection of equity, inclusion and technology. He was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 and 40 Under 40 by BEQ. He is a three-times TEDx speaker and has advised leading brands from Disney and MetLife to the Smithsonian.
He is the Co-Founder of Mathison, a talent marketplace helping employers recruit and retain professionals from underrepresented communities globally. He is the creator of the first Equal Hiring Index to assess to drive inclusive hiring practices for organizations. Arthur came from Google where he led operations for YouTube’s Education division and oversaw YouTube for Schools. Arthur previously co-founded Imperative, leading social learning platform; Out in Tech, the largest global LGBTQ technology community; and Social Impact 360, a collegiate social enterprise education program.
Arthur studied Operations and Information Management at Georgetown University and Project Management at Stanford University. He is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, GCT Entrepreneur in Residence, a New York Venture Fellow, has contributed to Fast Company and sits on the Advisory Boards of LIFT and Second Day.
Mathison - this is the company Arthur co-founded that he discusses focused on bridging the gap between the most underrepresented job seekers and employers committed to diversity and inclusion.
Work Re-imagined TEDx Talk - this is Arthur’s 2015 TEDx talk where he shares a vision for work anchored on purpose.
What if We All Had Superpowers TEDx Talk - this is Arthur’s 2016 TEDx talk where he describes how we can reconnect with our imaginative kid selves and realize our full potential
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