Jun 2, 2019
You’ll know it when Khaliah Guillory walks into a room. It’s a magical feeling that you have to see to understand. She lights up space with her bona fide, bountiful energy - the kind of energy you can feel from your head to your toes. When you meet her, you’ll understand why she’s won so many awards. When you hear her speak on stage, you’ll get why she’s been invited to so many events. She’s one in a million.
Born Khaliah Oni Guillory (KOG), she worked her way from banker
to a C-level executive. While Vice President of Wachovia
served as one of the founding members of the Diversity Council, influencing positive change at the company. During this time, the organization saw a retention increase of approximately 35 percent due to her leadership. After leaving Corporate America, Khaliah’s phone started ringing off the hook and hasn’t stopped. She currently serves on Mayor Sylvester Turner’s LGBT Advisory Board, former board member ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) Association board, keynote speaker at the National Diversity
Council and works with the Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference. During her career, Khaliah has inspired companies like Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Keller Williams, NASA and LinkedIn by bringing new thought leadership to the table.
She is an energetic public speaker and a passionate promoter of diversity and inclusion. She believes that each employee can reach their greatest potential in a supportive and inclusive environment and has built training workshops to help companies increase productivity. As the host for the Startup Master’s podcast on The Sphere Network and a contributing writer for Huffington Post, Khaliah shares her knowledge to help inspire others. She’s on a quest for nothing less than global human transformation by advocating for acceptance and respect, and distinction.
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