Lawrence Humphrey is an engineer turned designer turned strategist. After getting his Bachelor of Science in computer science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, he joined IBM. There he worked on IBM Design for AI and the Transformation team, two disparate teams focused on aligning teams around AI opportunities and growth opportunities, respectively.
Using the skills he honed over his tenure at IBM, he aimed his attention at another passion of his: addressing rampant systemic inequity. In June 2020, he co-founded Tech Can [Do] Better, where he serves as the executive director, advocating for equitable, measurable, and enforceable policy changes across the tech industry that directly affects present and future Black employees.