If you follow tech, then you are familiar with the parade of pictures tech companies post online. Most are snapshots of a new product, service, or just a fun Instagram of the company’s team, and by team, I mean young enthusiastic white men.
It’s not that tech companies don’t hire minorities. They do. The occasional Indian-American or Asian-American shows up in most tech team pics, but where are the black people? That’s one of the questions CNNMoney is asking after a probe of 20 of the most influential tech companies in America.
A probe of companies — including such high profile names Apple, Google, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Microsoft –seemingly sought to actively conceal their diversity numbers from CNN. The only diversity data provided was from five companies: Cisco, Dell, eBay, Ingram Micro, and Intel.