Candi Castleberry

Vice President, Inclusive Experiences and Technology

As Amazon’s Vice President of Inclusive Experiences and Technology (IXT) and a member of the senior leadership team, Candi Castleberry is focused on leveraging science and technology to drive systemic change in DEI.  A visionary change-agent with two decades of experience helping organizations move from bolted-on to built-in diversity, Candi is leading the integration of DEI throughout the employee, customer, and community experience.

Candi is a recognized leader, having been named one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Corporate America by Savoy magazine.

Prior to joining Amazon, she was Vice President of Intersectionality, Culture, and Diversity at Twitter. She is also the founder of the award-winning Dignity & Respect Campaign, which has helped organizations create environments of dignity and respect. As an experienced diversity and inclusion leader, she developed successful strategies and initiatives in technology, telecommunications, and healthcare including Xerox Corporation, Sun Microsystems, Motorola, and UPMC.

Candi’s business acumen enhances her approach of partnering with senior executives, business process owners, and community leaders to build sustainable practices for the workplace and marketplace. She has delivered inspiring keynotes and lectures all over the world from Beijing to Budapest and served as an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University. She received an MBA from Pepperdine University, a bachelor’s degree in legal studies from UC Berkeley, and completed the Stanford University Executive Human Resources program.

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