Duane La Bom is the Chief Diversity Officer for Cornerstone. He is responsible for driving the company’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategy and cultivating an inclusive workplace environment that ensures the entire global Cornerstone team is contributing to lasting, cultural change.
Duane is an experienced business leader with a passion for leveraging HR to continually improve business performance. He has led successful DEI programs at both emerging high-growth organisations and established Fortune 100 companies, building high-performance, inclusive cultures that drive continued business growth.
Prior to Cornerstone, Duane was the Executive Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion for Texas Instruments, a global technology company with 30,000 employees worldwide. Before that, he was the Chief Diversity Officer and VP of Talent Management for Tesoro/Andeavor, a public company in the oil and gas industry with over 17,000 employees. He has also held HR and DEI leadership positions at Rackspace, Toyota Motors Manufacturing North America, and Willamette Industries.
A native of Louisiana, Duane is an industrial engineering graduate of Northwestern State University and he completed the Advanced HR Management Program at Cornell University Business School. He currently resides in Texas with his wife and three children.