1526 – Attracting Talent to Outperform Your Competition with BCT Partners’ Dr. Randall Pinkett

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the Chairman & CEO of BCT Partners, Randal Pinkett.

Connecting with Dr. Randal Pinkett offers numerous benefits due to his vast expertise, experience, and accomplishments in entrepreneurship, innovation, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). By engaging with Dr. Pinkett, you can gain valuable insights and knowledge on DEI strategies, best practices, and data-driven approaches that can help promote equity in your organization or community. Dr. Pinkett can guide business growth, management, and innovation as a successful entrepreneur and leader.

Moreover, his extensive academic background and experience as an international speaker make him a valuable resource for learning and personal development. Connecting with Dr. Pinkett can expand your network, open up potential collaboration opportunities, and offer inspiration for your own professional or personal journey.


About Randal Pinkett: Dr. Randal, author of DATA-DRIVEN DEI, is an entrepreneur, innovator, and DEI expert. He is the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of BCT Partners, a global research, training, and data analytics firm whose mission is to provide insights about diverse people that lead to equity. The company has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms, Ernst & Young as EY Entrepreneur of the Year, Manage HR Magazine as a Top 10 Firm for Diversity & Inclusion, the Black Enterprise BE100s list of the nation’s largest Black-owned businesses, and the Inc. 5000 list of the fastestgrowing private companies in America.

An international public speaker, Dr. Pinkett is the author or co-author of Black Faces in High Places, Black Faces in White Places, Campus CEO, and No-Money Down CEO. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Rutgers University; an M.S. in computer science from the University of Oxford; and an M.S in electrical engineering, plus an MBA and Ph.D. from MIT.

The first African American to receive a Rhodes Scholarship at Rutgers University, he was inducted into the Academic All-America Hall of Fame as a high jumper, long jumper, sprinter, and captain of the Rutgers men’s track and field team. Dr. Pinkett was also the Season 4 winner of the reality television show, The Apprentice.


About BCT Partners: BCT Partners is a globally recognized, diverse-led consulting firm committed to transforming lives, accelerating equity, and creating lasting change through various services such as research, consulting, training, technology, and analytics. Collaborating with multiple organizations, including government agencies, corporations, nonprofits, and educational institutions, BCT boasts expertise in sectors like housing, economic development, workforce development, health, education, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

As a minority-owned business, BCT offers research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, management consulting, IT services, and business intelligence and data analytics solutions to help clients increase capacity, streamline operations, and achieve better outcomes.


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