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Kurt Merriweather

Innovator, Strategist, Advisor & Technology Enthusiast

Kurt Merriweather (he/him) is Co-Founder and VP of Marketing at The Diversity Movement. He led fundraising, product development, and strategic partnership efforts that contributed to TDM’s significant growth and acquisition by Workplace Options. He is a Certified Diversity Executive and thought leader on building teams through the integration of DEI and innovation.

Kurt has worked for global brands like Discovery, AOL, and Procter & Gamble in product development and business development leadership roles. He is an avid speaker, a workshop leader, and a patent holder. Kurt holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University and a MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a SXSW Pitch Advisory Board member and recently served on the American Marketing Association (AMA) nomination committee.

Kurt is a lover of jazz and plays piano when he can find time. He lives in Durham, North Carolina with his wife Valerie and has four children: Kayla, Miles, Ellis. and Reese.

Why DEI? I have a passion to uplift the underestimated and underrepresented. Not just because it’s the right thing to do. I also believe a life-changing and perhaps history-making concept is waiting to be birthed by an unlikely group of people who learned how to work together in extraordinary ways.

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