Stephen Golden is the Head of Diversity and Inclusion for YouTube, based in the US. He works directly with YouTube's senior leadership and employee resource groups to ensure YouTube is the most inclusive company to work for.
Stephen was previously the Asia Pacific Head of Diversity for Goldman Sachs, and was responsible for the diversity strategy and initiatives for Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.
Stephen’s tremendous personal contributions have been recognised with a special ‘LGBT Trailblazer Award’ by Community Business in 2015 for his pioneering work and thought leadership in LGBT workplace inclusion, and at the Hong Kong Women of Influence Awards in 2011 when he was given their inaugural award as the “Champion for the Advancement of Women”.
Stephen is on the International Advisory Board for MINGLE in India (Mission for Indian Gay & Lesbian Empowerment), a non-profit thinktank and advocacy group. He was previously on the Women on Boards Advisory Council in Hong Kong, and was the diversity advisor to the Pink Alliance in Hong Kong.
Stephen was appointed as Board Director of Community Business in November 2016.