Katherine Johnson, Chief People & Legal Officer, Head of Compliance at Storj, joins host James Mackey to discuss what the "Web 3" world of decentralization must get right (and where Web 2 failed), hiring policies and parameters to ensure a diverse workforce; applying the Rooney Rule in Corporate America, the responsibility of SMBs to implement DE&I into the company’s framework, and a lot more!
00:20 Who is Katherine Johnson and what is Storj?
03:45 How owning a legal practice, Wall Street experience of anti money-laundering, compliance, and regulation helped her transition into Crypto & blockchain
04:45 Katherine's upcoming book about what Web 2 got wrong, Web 3 must get right
08:05 The responsibility to implement DE&I into your company’s framework
12:15 How to approach job descriptions
15:05 Being inclusive is about making everyone feel welcome and being mindful
21:45 Hiring policies and parameters to ensure a diverse workforce; the Rooney Rule
28:45 Impacts of DE&I efforts
34:45 Storj Institute helps under-represented get a foothold in tech
35:45 Lessons learned from working at an international, multicultural company
40:45 How to get in touch with Katherine
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