Executive Coach & Consultant
Randall Lane is a strategic inclusion and diversity thought leader and with significant senior leadership experience in the tech, telecommunications, media and entertainment, and finance sectors. He is a trusted advisor, valued analytical, innovative strategist and problem solver with strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
Over the span of 25 years, he has demonstrated impact and results in global inclusion and diversity, supplier diversity, human resources, community relations, strategic planning, financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting, marketing, project management and team leadership. He is an experienced company spokesperson, liaison to organizations representing multicultural communities/ women/protected class populations, advocacy groups, external vendors, and government agencies. Fluent in English with working knowledge of French and German, Lane has worked globally with senior executives in many countries, including the United States, Britain, France, Canada, India, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Singapore, and Brazil.
Just prior to joining InclusionINC coaching and facilitation team, Randall led Cisco Systems global inclusion and diversity strategy. A former U.S. Naval Officer, Lane received a B.A. from Case-Western Reserve University, an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business, and a Certificate in Leadership from UCLA’s Anderson School of Business. He has broad functional experience with many companies including Citicorp, Verizon (NYNEX), The Mashantucket-Pequot Tribal Nation, Time Warner Inc., American Express, Weyerhaeuser, and Cisco. Lane maintains broad organizational affiliations, including major universities, and many global, cross-industry, and professional groups focused upon diversity and inclusion issues. He is also the recipient of many Awards: including The National Black Achiever (Harlem YMCA), The Diversity Champion (World Diversity Leadership Council), The Inclusion & Diversity Super Star (Diversity Woman Magazine), The National Hispanic Business Group Corporate Achievement Award, and The National Minority Media Cornerstone (U.S. Department of Commerce MBDA). He has keynoted, served on global panels, written and/or been featured in articles in Fast Company “How Cisco Took Me Where No One Has Gone Before”, white papers, including Sylvia Ann Hewitt’s “Advocacy vs Mentoring”, and has had a leadership development program (IAP) featured on the World Economic Forum website.
Randall’s specialties include: Business approach to Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Inclusion & Diversity, Supplier Diversity, Strategic Diversity Communications and
Relationships, Human Resources Talent Management (Diversity Recruitment, Retention, Development, Coaching), Financial Analysis, Multicultural Marketing, Strategic Planning,
Training Facilitation and Project Management.