Gary Shapiro leads the Consumer Electronics Association, and at last week’s The Next Web Conference 2013, he explained how important diversity is to developing strong teams and successful businesses.
After his speech, Gary spoke with Paul Sawers of The Next Web and provided some details about what he believes makes a good leader. He says that strong leaders are willing to take risks and make mistakes. They also know that to have a strong team, they need to hire people who are different from themselves. A lack of diversity is “stifling” to creativity and innovation.
You can watch the full interview in the short video below.