Cody Horton, Founder of Diverse Recruiting Experts, has over 20 years of leadership, training and recruiting experience. Working for some of the most recognized companies in the world, Cody has extensive experience leading talent acquisition teams and driving diversity initiatives.
Through his years as a diversity talent recruiter Cody’s passion for the industry has only grown.
Helping great companies recruit great people is his life’s work. His focus on both the company and the client is unmatched when it comes to diversity recruiting.
Executive Search Specialist
Cody serves the broader talent community as an adviser and coach to employers and job seekers. This type of executive search has helped companies improve their talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion capabilities.
As companies utilize his executive search abilities they gain ground in competitive search advantage. Through recruiting and retaining great people companies create an internal strategy that evolves as their company does.
Cody’s Recruiting Background
Cody recently led Talent Acquisition at SunPower, and served as the Head of Talent Acquisition for ThoughtWorks. Before that he led Recruiting for Rackspace. Prior to joining Rackspace, he was a staffing leader in the Microsoft’s Windows and Windows Live group.
Cody served as the Director of Campus and Diversity Recruiting for Walmart where he championed virtual interviewing, innovative diversity recruiting efforts and an enterprise approach to college recruiting.
Prior to Walmart, he led the Diversity Recruiting and University Relations team at Dell. Previously, he managed the talent acquisition team supporting Dell Global Services. Before joining Dell, Cody was the National Diversity Recruiting Manager for Deloitte Services LP and was responsible for creating and implementing recruiting strategies for building a more diverse and inclusive workforce.
Video Recruiting And Interviewing
Cody is a thought leader and evangelist for Video Interviewing technologies and leads the Linkedin discussion group: Virtual Interviewing Leaders.
This discussion group provides a forum for customers, consultants and video interview providers to share best practices and collaborate on, virtual, and video interviewing topics.
Cody is knowledgeable and passionate about the video interviewing industry and provides guidance and insight on the overall industry.