Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Senior Specialist – Talent Retention & Progression
Jose is a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging professional at Google, supporting YouTube globally. In this role, Jose focuses on the retention & progression of underrepresented YouTubers by partnering with senior leaders and YouTubers at all levels to create an environment where folks can stay and thrive. Prior to this role, Jose was a Recruiter supporting Google’s Global Marketing organization and was the Recruiting Manager for Devices & Services Marketing – including Pixel, Nest, Stadia and Google Store.
As a seasoned Talent Acquisition professional, Jose has partnered with hiring teams to support their hiring needs and to creatively strategize on pipelining talent at scale with a particular focus on building a representative workforce that is multicultural, multigenerational, and digitally adept.
Prior to Google, Jose spent 8 years at HBO recruiting for consumer and brand marketing teams across HBOMax, HBO Nordics, and International. He also worked in Talent Management for the United Nations World Food Programme in Rome, Italy building humanitarian and peacekeeping teams across developing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East to work on the WFP’s mission of achieving a world with Zero Hunger.
Jose received his undergraduate degrees from the University of Vermont. In his spare time, he enjoys documentary and indie films, MET Opera, NYT Fashion & Style and volunteering his time at the Joyce Theater where he was part of the Young Leader’s Circle. Jose lives between New York City and San Jose, Costa Rica.