Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Register Now
Time: 3 p.m. EDT
Length: 60 minutes
Speakers:    Tauhira Ali, Milwaukee Tool; Simeon Terry, Austin Commercial
Moderator:    Matt Abeles and Tia Perry, ABC National

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For mid-sized contractors, implementing new technology solutions in the office and on the jobsite can present serious challenges in terms of integration and practical adoption. How do our industry’s top performers get this right? Developing a company culture that values diversity and innovation is essential to embracing technology and recruiting the workforce of the future. Learn how the intersection of culture, diversity and innovation can help you mentor the next generation of leaders within your company to unlock better safety performance, operational efficiency and job satisfaction.


Tauhira Ali, Construction Technology Group Manager
Ali brings more than 15 years of R&D and product design experience to her at Milwaukee Tool, where she is responsible for exploring construction trends and emerging technologies to drive practical, user-focused solutions. Previously, she held R&D positions in the computing, automotive, aerospace, robotics and public relations industries. In addition to her passion for product development, Ali is committed to expanding and empowering all voices within technical industries, and works closely with women-focused groups and industry organizations, as well as Habitat for Humanity.

Simeon Terry, Vice President, Diversity Affairs
Simeon Terry is a 30-year industry veteran and has spent the past 20 years managing diversity programs at Austin Commercial, a 2019 ABC National Diversity Excellence Award winner. In his current role, he oversees the company’s Diversity and Inclusion program, which includes cultural competency education, diversity compliance, affirmative action, recruitment, mentoring and business procurement diversity.