The Pearl team

Leaders set the tone, so we should tell you about ours.
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The crew

Different skills, same mission.

We believe that representative leaders + inclusive collaboration = better outcomes.
Lawrence Humphrey
Founder & CEO
Engineer, designer, consultant. Co-founded Tech Can [Do] Better. Ex-IBM.
Brad Neal
Co-founder, design executive. Expedia Group. Ex-IBM.
Derien Brown
Product designer. Ex-Expedia, IBM, USAA, Riot Games.
Fallon Blossom
Co-founder, content specialist. Vercel. Ex-Clouflare, Harvard.
Alec Mori
AI, ML, & data advisor
Data scientist and engineer. Google Search. Ex-Yelp.
Becca Platsky
Growth & financial advisor
Consultant, accountant, host of Corporate Gossip. IBM. Ex-PwC.
Wayne Lopez
Serial founder
2x founder. Chief Product Officer. Ex-Ayoopa, Insperity, IBM.
Laura Klein
Hiring advisor
20+ years of tech experience. Creator of What's Wrong with Hiring. Indeed.
Jill Soley
Product advisor
2x founder, author of Beyond Product. Ex-Adobe, Freshworks, MIT.
Wes Watts
Legal advisor
Lead CX at Wealthsimple. Former PagerDuty and Sqreen.
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The team

Leaders set the tone, so we should tell you about ours. We believe that representative leaders + inclusive leadership = better outcomes, and we're committed to living our ideals.

Founder, CEO of Pearl
Previously: IBM, Tech Can [Do] Better
Financial advisor
Ronin Society, Prev.: Proximity Learning
Founding marketing advisor
Vercel, Prev.: Cloudflare, Harvard
Product advisor
Indeed, Users Know
Strategy advisor
National Instruments, Prev.: Dell
Serial founder, startup advisor
Vertify, Prev.: Ayoopa, Insperity, IBM
Legal advisor
Gunderson Dettmer, Prev.: Vinson & Elkins
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