Chief Diversity Officer, Nielsen
Angela L. Talton is the Chief Diversity Officer for Nielsen. Appointed to this role in November, 2015, having served as Senior Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion (2012 to 2015), Angela is responsible for Nielsen’s global strategy for diversity and inclusion initiatives; multicultural communications, advertising & brand awareness; and strategic community alliances and multicultural engagements.
During her tenure in diversity and inclusion, Nielsen has progressively improved its ranking to become one of the top companies for diversity and inclusion on DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies list, Diversity MBA’s Best Companies for Diversity and Inclusion, Disability Equality Index Best Places to Work, Fortune’s Best Places to Work for Millennials, Fortune’s Best Places to Work for Diversity, and consecutively achieving a 100 score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index.
Angela joined Nielsen in 2007 as Senior Vice President for Global Call Center Operations, COE where she chartered a major transformation agenda. Angela has over 17 years operations, four years diversity & inclusion, two years IT, and six years financial reporting experience.
She holds a MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the UNC at Chapel Hill.