Candi Castleberry

by Justin Cates
Candi Castleberry
Vice President, Inclusive Experiences & Technology (IXT)

Candi Castleberry is Amazon’s Vice President of Inclusive Experiences and Technology (IXT) and a member of the company’s senior leadership team. In her role, Candi is focused on leveraging data, science and technology to drive sustainable and inclusive outcomes for employees, customers, and communities at scale.

Candi has used her two decades of experience to hone her business acumen and approach of moving  organizations from bolted-on programs, to DEI built-in into the way they deliver products and services. Joining Amazon expands her approach to born inclusive—designing for inclusive outcomes as Amazon builds technology for employees, customers and the community.

As an author, former Carnegie Mellon University adjunct professor, and experienced leader, she developed successful DEI strategies and initiatives in technology, telecommunications, and healthcare including X (formerly Twitter), Motorola, Sun Microsystems, Xerox, and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

Candi is also the founder of the award-winning Dignity & Respect Campaign, which has helped organizations create environments of dignity and respect. She received an MBA from Pepperdine University, a bachelor’s degree in legal studies from UC Berkeley, and completed the Stanford University Executive Human Resources program.




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