President and CEO, UYD Management
Why is Tayo speaking at WorkHuman?
At the age of 22, Tayo Rockson quit his job, moved to New York City, and began to conduct a social experiment. This social experiment later became the No. 2-ranked business podcast in the world by Entrepreneur and CIO. At WorkHuman, he will continue the conversation on what it takes to embrace one’s global identity and become a global leader.
Tayo Rockson is a speaker, consultant, and media personality who runs UYD Management, a strategic leadership and consulting firm that helps organizations incorporate sustainable diversity and inclusion practices. As someone who has lived on four continents, he is an authority in communicating effectively across cultures. He hosts the No. 1 cross-cultural podcast in the world, and his podcast was recently ranked as the No. 2 business podcast in the world by Entrepreneur and CIO.
He has spoken at TEDx, the World Bank, and the United Nations Foundation, among other places, and his work has been seen on NowThis News, BuzzFeed, Forbes, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Inc., and Global Living Magazine. He was named a top millennial influencer to watch in 2018 by New Theory Mag and his Art of Diplomacy TED Talk was called one of the 11 TED Talks that will make you a better entrepreneur by 99designs, along with the likes of Simon Sinek, Mel Robbins, and the late John Wooden.
He regularly works on projects involving diversity, inclusion, employer branding, unconscious bias, personal branding, public speaking, emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, team building, leadership, millennials, gen z, cultural competency, international relations, and cross-cultural communications.
Connecting across cultures can be enriching and educational, yet challenging. Markets, worldviews, customs, and traditions often become barriers that prevent people from developing cross-cultural relationships. Tayo provides a framework for understanding internal and external barriers along with strategies that allow us to overcome them and connect across cultures. People who know how to effectively connect […]