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Oct 9, 2019

Cal Jackson is the Diversity & Inclusion global leader at Tech Data Corporation and a certified NTL Diversity Practitioner. He joined Florida’s 2nd largest corporation in 2014. Cal is most known in the Diversity and Inclusion community for his design, development and delivery of engaging and thought-provoking cultural competence workshops. Topics include bias, generations, gender, lookism, self-awareness, classism and enhancing the cultural competence of leaders.

Cal has experience building safe containers for courageous conversations in Fortune 500 companies, academia, and civic forums.

He has received various accolades for his work from Black Enterprise Magazine, Florida Bar, Tampa Bay Diversity Chamber, Clearwater Bar, FL Blue, Florida Diversity Council, Jacksonville Business Journal and Leadership Jacksonville.

Cal presently serves on the board of directors for the Florida Diversity Council and is the President of the Florida Diversity Council Tampa Bay Chapter.