Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion, Western Digital
As Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion programs at Western Digital, Solomon Wilkins is responsible for designing, developing and implementing D&I programs across the company’s operating businesses.
Prior to joining Western Digital, Solomon was a Sr. Manager responsible for designing and developing diversity programs across Amazon’s Worldwide Operations organization. During his time at Amazon, he designed multiple programs including Lead, the Amazon Way at Launch, which is Amazon’s signature leadership development program for all new buildings, and he wrote the strategy document that launched Amazon’s Affinity Groups across their Worldwide Operations organization.
Before joining Amazon, Solomon spent 4 years at Target in a variety of leadership roles, where his P&L responsibility exceeded $50 million annually.
Solomon earned a bachelor’s degree in Business from Humboldt State University and a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Saint Mary’s College of California.
Solomon is a natural leader who is passionate about giving back to his community of Oakland, California.