Mogul, Inc., the world’s leading diversity recruitment and HR tech company, announced the appointment of DK Bartley, a renowned figure in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and Talent Acquisition, to the company’s board. With a stellar career marked by innovation and leadership across various industries, DK brings expertise that will undoubtedly enhance Mogul’s growth as an HR Tech leader in the diversity recruitment market.
His exceptional contributions have defined DK’s remarkable career trajectory as an executive, public speaker, influencer, and advocate for DEI and Talent Acquisition. He has consistently demonstrated a profound ability to inspire and transform corporations globally. His impact has been felt across a range of corporate domains, from Wall Street and Madison Avenue to Seventh Avenue and Silicon Valley.
As the Global Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at Hill & Knowlton, a distinguished member of the WPP family of companies, Mr. Bartley plays a pivotal role in weaving DEI principles into every facet of the organization. His responsibilities include driving advancement in client relationships, employee engagement, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives, and overall business priorities. His tenure at Hill & Knowlton underscores his unparalleled expertise in catalyzing positive change.
Prior to his role at Hill & Knowlton, Mr. Bartley served as the Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at Moody’s, where he led the implementation of DE&I as a business imperative. Under his leadership, Moody’s achieved remarkable strides in fostering diversity across its pipeline, exceeding publicized goals and metrics. This transformative effort led to Moody’s being lauded as an industry exemplar, receiving numerous DE&I awards and recognitions.
Mr. Bartley’s distinguished career also encompasses roles as Senior Vice President & Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Dentsu International, where he revitalized talent acquisition strategies for prominent clients such as Microsoft, American Express, Procter & Gamble, Mastercard, Facebook, Jaguar Land Rover, and LVMH. He spearheaded the strategic hiring of diverse advertising professionals for Microsoft, driving significant revenue growth.
“We have known DK since Mogul was still a new player in the recruitment market. DK in his leadership roles at Dentsu and Moody’s has repeatedly partnered with Mogul to leverage our solutions across the companies.” said Tiffany Pham, Mogul CEO who has been personally been involved in partnership with DK. “As Mogul grows further, we wanted to bring on a Board Member who truly encompasses Mogul’s values and is looking to change the diversity recruitment landscape. We are thrilled that DK has joined us, and we believe that his insights as a board member will propel Mogul to the next level.”
DK’s influence extends beyond the corporate sphere, with DK actively participating in national boards, including the American Advertising Federation (AAF), Urban Word, and ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals for America). He serves as an advisor to the New York Climate Exchange, contributing to climate change research, and holds significant roles in global DEI organizations such as Education Africa and The Executive Leadership Council.
DK’s educational achievements include a master’s degree in communications from the New York Institute of Technology, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Stony Brook University, and a Diversity & Inclusion Management certification from Cornell University ILR.
With DK Bartley’s addition to our board, we are poised to leverage his extraordinary expertise and insights to advance further our commitment to excellence, innovation, and inclusive growth.