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CNBC: “Anthony Mays is using his experience as a Black tech employee to help others through the door”

ICS alumnus Anthony Mays left Google after eight years to pursue his own diversity and inclusion consulting firm.

The year after Anthony D. Mays joined Google as a software engineer in 2013, the company publicly released its diversity numbers for the first time. He knew the numbers were likely low, but he didn’t realize just how low.

When he found out only 1% of technology roles included Black people, Mays made it his personal mission to help grow that number while working at Google. Now, after several years of seeing slow-moving progress within Google and the tech industry at large, Mays is branching out on his own, starting a consulting firm that aims to help both companies and employees reach more representation.

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