Courtesy of Domo Black Voices: Improving diversity in Utah’s tech culture

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LEHI — When Cameron Williams first got a job in Utah, he didn’t know really what to expect. He’d heard about the state’s lack of diversity and some quick internet searches revealed negative article after negative article on what it was like to be Black in the state.

With that, he expected it to be a short stay.

“My plan was to come to Utah, be here for 18 months, and then move to Dallas because I didn’t want to be here at all,” Williams said.

Nine years later, Williams is still in Utah. He’s the director of diversity and engagement at Domo (one of his many hats at the tech giant) and has started his own company EverWoke. In February, he was named one of Utah Businesses’ 40 under 40.

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