Mr. Tapia is a Senior Partner and Global Solutions Leader for the Workforce Performance, Inclusion and Diversity Practice in Korn Ferry’s Chicago office.
Mr. Tapia has been one of the leading voices in shaping a contemporary, next generation approach to diversityand inclusion. The approach is global, deeply integrated into talent systems, and focused on enabling marketplace success.
Mr. Tapia joined Korn Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting from Diversity Best Practices, a diversity andinclusion think-tank and consultancy, where he acted as President and was responsible for the organization'soverall vision, strategy, and outcomes. Prior to his tenure there, he acted as Chief Diversity Officer and Emerging Workforce Solutions Leader for Hewitt Associates and was responsible for shaping and leading that organization's internal diversity transformation as well as its diversity consultancy.
Mr. Tapia, the author of a groundbreaking book, “The Inclusion Paradox: The Obama Era and theTransformation of Global Diversity,” is a frequently sought after speaker globally on the topic of diversity andinclusion. He has been published in major dailies throughout the U.S. and Latin America primarily through hiswriting for the New America Media wire service as well as on the Huffington Post. He is the recipient ofnumerous leadership and diversity awards and has served on a number of boards, including currently servingon the editorial board of Diversity Executive Magazine, the corporate advisory board for the Bentley UniversityCenter for Women and Business, and Ravinia Arts Festival.