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Tayo Rockson

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
10:45am

Location Amphitheater

Gate pass required. Purchase at our Main Gate Welcome Center, (716) 357-6250

Cultural translator; CEO, UYD Management

Tayo Rockson is CEO of UYD Management — a strategic leadership and consulting firm that helps corporations improve their bottom line by incorporating diversity, inclusion, hiring, retention and social justice strategies. Raised in Nigeria, Sweden, Burkina Faso, Vietnam and the United States, Rockson is an authority on communicating effectively across cultures.

Rockson is the host of the podcast “As Told by Nomads,” the no. 1 cross-cultural podcast in the world, recently ranked as the no. 2 business podcast in the world by Entrepreneur and CIO. He was recently named a top millennial influencer to watch in 2018 by New Theory Mag and his groundbreaking work on “how to embrace your global identity” was featured in a German school book called ZOOM IN… Globalization. The author of The Ultimate Guide To TCK Living, Rockson is a global guest lecturer at the Design for Social Innovation MFA program at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

He has spoken at TEDx, the World Bank, and the United Nations Foundation, and his work has been featured by NowThis News, Forbes, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Among Worlds Magazine and Global Living Magazine

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