Chief Learning Officer
Cook Ross, Inc.
As founder & Chief Learning Officer of Cook Ross Inc. Howard Ross has served more than 25 years as an influential business consultant to hundreds of organizations across the United States and in 21 other countries, specializing in leadership, diversity, and organizational transformation. He is a recognized thought leader on exploring and addressing Unconscious Bias. Howard is also the architect of award-winning training and awareness programs, and also of CultureVision and The Diversity Toolkit. Howard was the 2007-2008 Johnnetta B. Cole Professor of Diversity-in-Residence at Bennett College for Women, the first time a white man has ever served in such a position at an HBCU. Howard is a recipient of the 2012 Leadership Stars Who Mean Business Peer Award from Diversity Woman, a recent guest lecturer at Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, and can be heard monthly on NPR as a regular guest on The Kojo Nnamdi Show. He is the recent author of ReInventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose & Performance, published by Rowman Littlefield in association with the Society for Human Resource Management. His upcoming book, Everyday Bias: How the Unconscious Mind Impacts the Way We Respond to Difference, will be published by Rowman Littlefield in June 2014.