Director, Global Inclusion & Diversity and Talent Acquisition
Gilead Sciences
James Cheng, Global Director of Inclusion & Diversity and Talent Acquisition at Gilead Sciences Inc., Diversity & Inclusion Practitioner with over 15 years of strategy and leadership experience in the space. Responsible for leading the strategy, development, and growth in all things related to attracting top talent and workforce in 35+ countries across the globe. Passionate, results-driven strategist with a record of achievement and demonstrated success driving sustained impact while providing inspirational leadership in a highly competitive market through Diversity & Inclusion. Unwavering in developing employee engagement, securing brand loyalty, building strong relations with internal and external business partners, and supporting the community. My passion is to empower the right people to work together and create innovative solutions. 
National Liaison and Strategist of the National Board Committee of National Association of Asian American Professionals. Board Director Member on National Association of Asian American Professionals Minnesota Chapter. Former Lead Volunteer Counselor for Hope4Youth, non-profit homeless youth support organization. Second Minnesota recipient to receive the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award by the Asian American Business Development Center in 2018. Veteran of the United States Air Force National Guard.