What DIB and DEI Mean in an Industry that Loves Acronyms

November 4, 2020

Saying the Quiet Part Out Loud

What DIB and DEI Mean in an Industry that Loves Acronyms

In This Episode

You may have heard the acronyms DIB, DEI, or D&I in reference to diversity programs. What do they all mean, and why are these initiatives especially important in technology? This episode features Brandon Sammut, Chief People and Culture Officer at LiveRamp, in conversation with Daniella Harkins, SVP of Commercial Strategy, and Anneka Gupta, President and Head of Platforms and Product at LiveRamp, on the state of diversity, inclusion, and belonging in data and technology. Hear where LiveRamp is on its journey to providing unique and authentic collaboration among diverse voices— and learn tactics you can take to your organizations.

About the Host, Daniella Harkins

Daniella Harkins is General Manager of Strategic Media Alliances at LiveRamp where she focuses on deepening relationships with strategic partners, agencies, media companies, and brands. In her role, Daniella works with executives across the adtech ecosystem to galvanize growth by leveraging connected data and identity. She built her career working with clients at the intersection of data, technology, and creative.

Prior to joining LiveRamp, Daniella was VP, Strategic Solutions at Verve, where she built programmatic and data partnerships to power mobile solutions for Verve’s clients. Daniella also held multiple executive roles at Acxiom.

Her passion and curiosity about how to improve marketing efficiency while enhancing the consumer experience has been the core driver in her career. Daniella holds a BA in French from Temple University and an MBA from St John’s University Rome.