Virtual Fireside Chat with Tom D’Eri of Rising Tide

We welcomed one of the preeminent speakers and figures in the neurodiversity at work space for a special virtual fireside chat. Tom D’Eri is a social entrepreneur and founder of Rising Tide Car Wash, an organization that employs over 90 autistic people in a successful car wash business. He is also a frequent keynote speaker on the topic of neuroinclusion, and the author of the recently released book “The Power of Potential: How a Non Traditional Workforce Can Lead You To Run Your Business Better”.

Tom was joined for the fireside chat by Uptimize founder Ed Thompson. Together they discussed some of the key themes and learnings from Tom’s work and book, including:

– Tom’s own journey, and the founding story of Rising Tide

– the value and competitive advantage of a highly neurodiverse workforce

– what he has learned that ALL BUSINESSES should be doing when it comes to neuroinclusion?

– Strategies to optimize all aspects of talent management

… plus much more, and plenty of time for audience questions and discussion!

About our guest, Tom D'Eri:

Award winning social entrepreneur and author Tom D’Eri has long been a leading and in-demand voice in the burgeoning neurodiversity-at-work space. Through his work, Tom has pioneered and shared insights from building a business based on a highly neurodiverse workforce – insights which can be applied to any business in any industry or field.

About the host, Ed:

Ed Thompson is the CEO and founder of Uptimize, the neurodiversity training company that works globally with organizations like Salesforce, JPMorgan Chase, Deloitte and IBM. Ed has also become a frequent speaker on the topic of neurodiversity in the workplace and is the author of A Hidden Force.

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