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After ‘apolitical’ stance, Coinbase is hiring diversity leader

The fintech startup is looking for a director who ‘balances empathy and pragmatism’

Cryptocurrency startup Coinbase made headlines when its chief executive, Brian Armstrong, advocated for an “apolitical” workplace culture at his company.

But after the CEO’s manifesto drew criticism from industry leaders, including Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and champions of diversity and inclusion, the financial technology group is now looking to recruit a director to lead its belonging, inclusion and diversity initiatives – one who supposedly “balances empathy and pragmatism”.

“We believe that it’s possible to be 100% committed to an inclusive workplace that values diversity where everyone is safe and belongs (and as part of that, working to root out and eliminate any intolerance or bias that exists at the company), and simultaneously maintains laser focus on our mission,” Coinbase said. Read more via HumanResourcesDirector

Pemo Theodore

Pemo is a Media Publisher & Event Producer. She is CoFounder/CEO Silicon Valley TV She is the Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley & organizes Bay Area FinTech meetup: Silicon Valley FinTech meetup & Blockchain Music meetup with almost 3k members. She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups 7 years. She video interviews venture capitalists & angel investors & FinTech experts. She partners with videographers to cover San Francisco Bay area startup conferences & meetups with livestreaming, video & foto packages Silicon Valley TV She is based in Silicon Valley & has been involved in online business for 14 years. She has been in small business for 46 years in Ireland, London, Canada & Australia. She also published a free ebook (the findings of 1 year research from VCs, angels & women founders) “Why are Women Funded Less than Men? a crowdsourced conversation” She was TheNextWomen‘s most prolific contributor of 2011. Silicon Valley TV has been noted as a platform for supporting high growth women led companies in Huffington Post

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