Speaker Profile

Luke Visconti
Chief Executive Officer / DiversityInc

Luke Visconti is the founder and CEO of DiversityInc. He launched DiversityInc as a website in 1997 and has guided it to be the leading publication for diversity, reaching more than 300,000 people monthly and ranked number-one globally for total web traffic and social media reach. Mr. Visconti also created the DiversityInc Top 50, the leading corporate diversity list. Entering its 17th year, the competition had more than 1,800 participants for 2016. He is responsible for the methodology and has utilized the data collected in the Top 50 process to develop DiversityInc’s benchmarking practice, which has more than 70 corporate clients. Luke meets personally with more than 30 CEOs every year. He has over 300 articles, interviews and columns on the website. His “Ask the White Guy” column is a leading draw on DiversityInc. Luke also created the DiversityInc Foundation and donates more than 4 percent of DiversityInc’s gross revenue to the foundation. It has no administrative overhead and no salaries; all services are donated. The foundation primarily funds endowed scholarships at the schools where he has/had a board seat, including Bennett College and New Jersey City University. Since 2006, the DiversityInc Foundation has distributed more than $1.5 million.