Katie Juran

Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Adobe

Katie Juran leads Adobe’s diversity and inclusion efforts globally, spearheading Adobe's strategy across four strategic pillars of pipeline, candidates, employees and industry engagement.  Since stepping into this role in November 2017, Katie has shaped a vision called “Adobe For All,” centered on advancing an inclusive culture.  At Adobe since 2003, Katie’s previous roles focused on the power to shape corporate reputation through communications and thought leadership. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Stanford University.

Special Sessions
Home Court Advantage: Promoting Pro-Level Diversity
When the Atlanta Hawks came under fire because upper management had used discriminatory language to refer to fans and players, it could have meant the demise of the brand. Instead, the Hawks hired the NBA’s first chief diversity and inclusion officer, Nzinga Shaw, and set out to out to build bridges in the community through the lens of basketball.  Shaw shares the story of how the Hawks rebuilt their relationship with Atlanta – inside and out – by embracing new and emerging talent and by engaging communities across a city known for celebrating its multidimensional diversity.