How This Woman Built a 40-Year Career in the Tech Industry

Cindi Grace, VP of Global Marketing and Communications for Western Digital, talks about the evolution of the multi-billion-dollar technology firm and the importance of a work culture that is accepting of mistakes.
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With employee turnover rates at an all-time high, there are few technology executives who have been with their firms for a decade, let alone four decades. Cindi Grace, VP of Global Marketing and Communications for Western Digital, discusses the changes in the technology industry she has seen over her lengthy career, and how her approach to making mistakes has helped her to thrive.

Cindi and host David Meltzer discuss the evolution of diversity in the tech industry and the leadership qualities that have helped Cindi and Western Digital thrive. They also cover how to persevere through obstacles, barriers, and glass ceilings in order to achieve for yourself and inspire others.

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