By Guest Columnist DARAKA E. SATCHER, partner and chief operating officer of the Pendleton Group consulting firm
Most of us have seen the news by now. A number of major tech firms recently reported dismally low diversity numbers. Only 2 percent of those who work at Google, Yahoo and LinkedIn are African-American.
If one accepts the widely held premise that these companies are representatives of the economy of the future, then this is a harbinger of a much greater problem.