Author, CEO and Cofounder
Porter Braswell is the CEO and cofounder of Jopwell, the leading career advancement platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals. A diversity expert, Braswell advises over 100 of America’s leading companies on how to achieve a more representative workplace, while also creating professional opportunities for Jopwell’s community.
As the CEO and co-founder of Jopwell, Porter Braswell has helped to facilitate tens of thousands of connections between leading companies and Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals. Launched in 2015 with fellow former Wall Street analyst Ryan Williams, Jopwell has partnered with over 100 companies, including Spotify, Peloton, UBS, and the NBA, to help them build and nurture more inclusive workforces at their organizations. Braswell has been profiled in publications such as Fast Company, Forbes, Inc., TechCrunch, Vanity Fair, and Adweek. His numerous awards include being recognized by LinkedIn’s Top Voices of 2018, Vanity Fair’s Future Innovators Index, Adweek’s Young Influencers, Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People In Business, Inc. magazine’s 30 Under 30, and Crain’s New York Business 40 Under 40.