Joy Dettorre, EdD, is IBM’s global head of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In that role, she drives workplace engagement activities across more than 14 diverse community groups providing IBMers a place to share ideas in support of talent acquisition, career development, employee retention, and engagement. Leveraging data to drive human-centered decisions and prioritize work outcomes, Joy has created and implemented innovative solutions that scale globally and create business impact while partnering with external organizations and representing IBM as a subject matter expert speaker. Her mission is to transform the inclusive global culture of a $74 billion organization, leading diversity talent programs across 250 employee resource groups (ERGs) spanning 59 countries, and reaching more than 50,000 employees.
In her 17 years at IBM, she has also served as global talent manager and senior HR partner. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University and earned a master’s degree in international HR management from Florida International University and a doctorate in education from Vanderbilt University.