BOSTON MA – Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) CEO Tom Hopcroft joined the Advisory Board of diversity recruitment platform company, the Tech Connection. The advisory board was created in January 2019 and Hopcroft joins other members, including: Jackie Glenn, Former VP/Chief Diversity Officer, Dell/EMC; Terry Ladisheff, Chief Revenue Officer, Loadsmart; Donna Levin, Executive Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Co-Founder, Care.com; and Rob May, CEO and Co-Founder, Talla.
“I could not be more excited to work with Melissa James, and the team of respected leaders she has assembled, to increase the diversity of the tech workforce” remarked Hopcroft. “Talent is distributed evenly in populations and we, as a tech sector, need to do more to create opportunities to see this talent and bring people off of the sidelines and into the tech economy.”
“As a long-time supporter of Tech Connection, we are thrilled to have Tom onboard. His commitment to diversity and inclusion continues to inspire our team and to grow and excel in a meaningful way,” said Melissa James, President, Founder and CEO of The Tech Connection. “MassTLC’s annual State of the Tech Economy reports have consistently shown the stark numbers of diverse candidates working in our leading tech companies. At Tech Connection we are working hard to help close the gap and are grateful to our advisory board members who help us lead the way.”
The Tech Connection was founded in 2016 to help innovative companies make meaningful connections to diverse talent for their open job opportunities.