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Javier Barrientos

Vice President of Talent & Inclusion, Charter Communications

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Javier Barrientos is Vice President of Talent & Inclusion at Charter Communications, where he leads the company’s workforce diversity and inclusion initiatives. Before joining Charter in April 2018, he was Senior Manager of Community, Content and Marketplace Diversity at Amazon. Barrientos previously served as Senior Director and head of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Biogen in Boston, where he introduced leading-edge practices in the diversity and inclusion space. These programs include the Biodiversity Fellowship and Raising the Bar: Women on Corporate Boards—initiatives that have since been adopted across the biomed industry. In recognition of his work, he received a Leaders in Innovation Award from the Boston Business Journal and was later named to the Top 100 Most Influential Leaders of Color in Greater Boston by GK100 and the National Center for Race Amity. Earlier in his career, Barrientos managed diversity and inclusion for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and held HR roles at Bank of America, the TJX Companies, and Business for Social Responsibility.