Joe Gerstandt

PDI-A Architecting The Future: Thinking Now about 2025
S3-J After Diversity & Inclusion…Then What? The New C.I.O. – Cultural Integration Officer

About Joe Gerstandt

Joe Gerstandt is an innovator, advisor and artist committed to the future of Diversity and Inclusion work.

He has introduced new ideas, new information and new practices to Fortune 100 corporations, government agencies, small non-profits, and everything in between. Joe speaks at numerous and varied conferences; including South by Southwest, The Great Ideas Conference, and Catalyst. He blogs at, tweets at @joegerstandt and has been recognized as a pioneer in using social technology to support the D&I body of work. His insights have been published in numerous print and on-line journals; he is co-author of Social Gravity: Harnessing the Natural Laws of Relationships, and co-founder of the leadership development firm, Talent Anarchy.

He may be unshaven and casually dressed when you see him, there may be toes and / or tattoos visible, but make no mistake about it; Joe Gerstandt brings a strong and valuable perspective to the future of Diversity and Inclusion work. Bringing new language, new science, new practices and greater impact to this body of work, joe adds a uniquely valuable experience to a conference agenda. His sessions are information, resource and emotion rich, they blend story and science and they leave a mark.

University of St. Thomas - Minnesota Opus College of Business