Gordon Tucker, Protiviti Managing Director, and Susan Haseley, Protiviti Executive Vice President
A recent study found that companies with a 30 percent female executive team can realize as many as six percentage points more in net profits. All technology companies need diverse and dynamic workforces that reflect the markets they want to serve. Without a broad mix of perspectives at the executive and board level, companies’ risk-making decisions can lead to the development of products and services that don’t resonate with all customers. As a result, these firms are also at risk of underperforming relative to more diverse competitors.