Ashleigh is co-founder of Colorintech, a non-profit aiming to improve access, awareness, and opportunities for ethnic minorities to enter the tech industry. They work with a number of the world’s leading tech companies to run programs to enable students and working professionals to access career opportunities. As a testament to his work in late 2018 Colorintech was the recipient of Google.org’s biggest diversity grant (>$250k) for ethnicity-focused Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) work outside of North America.
Ashleigh started his early career in strategy at Google before moving to London startup Qubit and corporate KPMG. He has worked on a number of engagements for Downing Street, the World Economic Forum, and a number of the world’s biggest organisations on a range of strategy and D&I issues. Ashleigh now consults for the Founders Forum group (Founders Intelligence) on a range of innovation strategy projects, having worked with clients such as Unilever, Fannie Mae, and Rightmove.