Chief Diversity Officer
As a trained sociologist, Dr. Leeno Karumanchery is recognized as one of North America's preeminent D&I practitioners. As co-founder and inspiration behind MESH/diversity, he is focused on supporting organizations interested in bringing Emotional Intelligence and Diversity into the mainstream of their culture and approach. Widely published in the field, Dr. Karumanchery is coauthor of Removing the Margins (Canadian Scholars Press, 2000) and of Playing the Race Card (Peter Lang, 2004), both critically acclaimed texts in the field. Leveraging his 25+ years of work in the field, Leeno combines his extensive training and coaching experience with his expertise in D&I, Emotional Intelligence and Neuro-Linguistics to help leaders and teams embed inclusion in a manner that is meaningful, relevant, growth-focused, sustainable and pragmatic. Dr. Karumanchery’s trainings and keynotes have been described by clients and audiences as incredible, dynamic, life-changing and world-class. His engaging style and Neurolinguistic approach to communication, allow him to deliver complex EQ and Diversity based principles to diverse audiences in a manner that is understandable, enjoyable and actionable.