Rollins has had a long career with Disney and ESPN, recently celebrating 11 years with the company. He keeps busy in the office by identifying and cultivating new tech opportunities with distribution partners and driving distribution of digital products and services. In his spare time, he’s an active member of NAMIC and CTAM. In a past life, he served in the US Navy as a supply officer and lieutenant, where he was honored with the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. He believes that “recruiters and hiring managers need to account for non-traditional and diverse experiences” during the hiring process.
How can diversity be better incorporated into the recruiting process?
Recruiters and hiring managers need to account for non-traditional and diverse experiences, backgrounds, and skill-sets and the benefits that brings into the organization.
Can you share a successful diversity program at your company or one you’ve observed at another company or organization?
The ESPN Employee Resource Groups, now celebrating their 10 year anniversary, have provided an important resource to ESPN employees to cultivate and foster diversity and inclusion at ESPN.
Which current television show/s best embrace diversity?
ABC sitcoms fully embrace showcasing the diversity in our families today with “Black-ish,” “Fresh Off the Boat” and “American Housewife.”