Tech Needs a Seatbelt: Ethics, Inclusion and Intentional Innovation at Salesforce

Dr. Paula Goldman, Chief Ethical and Humane Use Officer at Salesforce, has set out the company’s approach to intentional innovation that centres ethics and inclusion through a systematic process of listening to the perspectives of diverse stakeholders. “Today, disruption means something different than the utopianism of that earlier era — and it’s not always for the better,” she writes. We’ve seen technology disrupt elections, incite violence, and exacerbate societal inequities. It’s also facilitated democratic engagement, provided spaces for marginalized communities, and enabled a global vaccine rollout. As builders, it’s our responsibility to understand the past and think about the future impact of what we build today.” To read the article, click HERE