CompTIA today also named the inaugural chair and vice-chair to lead the Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Community. Val Haskell, a leading global business development executive global, will serve as chairwoman.
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“This is an exciting moment for CompTIA and the industry at-large,” Haskell said. “Talent acquisition and diversity are critical business issues. The community is energized to provide thought leadership and actionable assets to the industry on these topics. Our goal is to see the tech industry stronger than ever because it is the most inclusive it's ever been.”
The group’s vice chair is Alec Stanners, vice president for business development at BVoip, where he manages market development funds programs, strategic partnerships and the company’s international expansion.
“I am extremely proud to be a part of CompTIA’s newest community,” Stanners said. “At a time of such tremendous growth in our industry it is more important than ever to ensure we work on diversity and our tech talent.“