Senior PartnerCompany: inQUEST Consulting, LLC
Role: Session Presenter Session: Who’s Your Go-To? Diversifying Your Network to Make You a Stronger Leader (S1-D)
Roger Crockett is a senior partner at inQUEST and is a specialist in business leadership, diversity, and inclusion. For nearly three decades, he has researched and written about the leadership strategies, styles, and initiatives of senior corporate executives and influential business leaders. Roger leverages this experience at inQUEST, where he writes thought leadership pieces on leadership strategies, diversity in business, and best practice diversity and inclusion initiatives. As a senior partner, Roger shares his expertise with clients to help them develop savvy leadership, diversity acumen, and strategic communications.
Previously, Roger served as the Chicago deputy bureau chief for Businessweek magazine, where he wrote several award-winning articles about powerful companies, executives, and the critical issues they face—from digital transformation to diversity and inclusion. His trusted insight on business leadership, diversity, and inclusion have made him a sought-after facilitator, moderator, and TV news analyst.
He is vice chairman of the Board of Trustees of Saint Xavier University, a member of the Chicago Sinfonietta Board of Directors, and a member of the Board of Governors of the Metropolitan Club of Chicago. He lives in Chicago with his wife, and travels often to his hometown of San Jose, Calif.
Roger is a graduate of UCLA and earned his MS in journalism with honors from Columbia University.