Called “The Male version of Oprah,” and “the voice of inclusion,” Tayo Rockson has become the definitive voice of his generation in the workplace and in popular culture. His mission to build the next set of global leaders has resulted in his very popular podcast which is heard in 150 countries, two TEDx talks, speaking at the World Bank, prolific contributions to business media ranging from Forbes Magazine to Inc, and multiple Fortune 500 partnerships and consultancies. Now leading a media and consulting firm, Tayo's reputation as the “inclusion expert,” has been built upon his experiences living in 4 continents and widely research studies in this area. As a speaker, he moves seamlessly from millennial career and leadership guru to intergenerational interpreter, branding expert, cross-cultural translator and workplace culture designer. In each role, he makes complex data easy to digest and provides his audience with actionable pieces of advice that they can take back to their workplace and environments. Acknowledging a world where you simply cannot understand the future without understanding the realities of today's world, Tayo guides audiences through what it will take to lead, work and prosper in the digital and multicultural organizations of the future.
Tayo Rockson is a speaker, consultant, strategist and media personality who runs UYD Management – a strategic leadership and consulting firm that helps corporations improve their bottom line by incorporating diversity, inclusion, hiring, retention and social justice strategies. He has spent over 20 years living and working in 4 continents and so is considered an authority in communicating effectively across cultures. He hosts the number 1 cross-cultural podcast in the world in the world and his podcast was recently ranked as the number 2 business podcast in the world by Entrepreneur and CIO. He has spoken at TEDx, the World Bank, United Nations Foundation among many other places and his work has been seen on NowThis News, Forbes, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Among Worlds Magazine as well as Global Living Magazine. He is the author of The Ultimate Guide To TCK Living and his ground breaking work on “how to embrace your global identity” was featured in a German School book called ZOOM IN… Globalization and through his podcast, blog and video shows, he is heard and read by thousands of people in over 100 countries. As a trained cross-cultural trainer, Tayo has the ability to teach about general cultural competency of 73 countries. He speaks English, French & conversational Spanish.
Charismatic, insightful and untraditional, Tayo's presentations focus on embracing cultural and generational differences, challenging the status quo, communicating across cultures, being inclusive—and being prepared for what it will really take to succeed in the workplace of the future.