Angela L. Talton

by LP Green, II
Angela L. Talton
Chief Diversity Officer

Angela L. Talton is the Chief Diversity Officer for Nielsen.

In this role, Talton is responsible for Nielsen’s global strategy for diversity and inclusion initiatives; multicultural communications, advertising & brand awareness; and strategic community alliances and multicultural engagements.

Prior to this role, Talton was Nielsen’s Senior Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion. During her tenure in this role, Nielsen progressively improved its ranking to become one of the top companies for diversity and inclusion on DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies list, Diversity MBA’s Best Companies for Diversity and Inclusion, Disability Equality Index Best Places to Work, Fortune’s Best Places to Work for Millennials, and in achieving a 100 score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index.

Talton was elected Chair of The Conference Board’s Council of Global Diversity & Inclusion Executives in March, 2015. In 2015, she received the Diversity Woman’s “Stars who mean Business” Rising Star Award.

Talton holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management, and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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