Robert Lawrence Wilson
Diversity Strategy, Racial Equity & Deployment Expert
S P E A K I N G T O P I C S
From Ally to Ambassador:
What it Takes to Become An Ambassador For Inclusion
The Implicit Bias Algorithm
Equity in Action:
A Roadmap to Identifying and Addressing Disparities
Mastering Inclusion in 20 Words or Less
Supercharging Your Business Resource Groups
Courageous Conversations in the Workplace
Culture Shift Team founding partner, Robert Lawrence Wilson, leads CST’s Diversity, Inclusion and Equity division. With more than 15 years of experience in diversity management, multicultural marketing, customer experience strategy, and leadership development, Robert develops comprehensive strategy and training for corporations, non-profit organizations, higher education, and government agencies. In addition to overall inclusion strategy, Robert also provides racial equity strategy and deployment expertise.
Robert served in executive roles at Nissan North America, including Nissan's director of Customer Experience and Nissan’s first director of Diversity and Inclusion where he developed and led Nissan's diversity practice, spanning Nissan's operations in North and South America, as well as a multicultural marketing strategy.
Has served on the leadership boards of non-profit organizations promoting greater access to quality education for our nation's most at-risk student populations. Robert is the co-founder and executive director of the Tennessee Diversity Consortium and serves as an adjunct professor in Vanderbilt University's Leadership and Organizational Performance program. Robert holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University.