By Natalie J. Egan Managing Diversity & Inclusion at an enterprise level has never been more challenging than it… Read more
ON A MISSION TO SPREAD
EMPATHY AND EQUALITY AT SCALE
At Translator, we are on a mission to spread empathy and equality at scale. We founded Translator on the belief that the future of Diversity & Inclusion is data-driven and that technology can help us drive the change we need in the world.
We built the world’s first and only 360° platform for enterprise Diversity & Inclusion. Our products are designed to empower employees with bottom-up, real-time tools and resources while enabling management with top-down, data-driven solutions to drive change and measure results. Additionally, our platform prevents potential brand damage and unnecessary costs for companies. Leveraging a unique combination of technology and scalable expert services, Translator enables for real cultural change with an ongoing 360° learning and development experience for each employee.
ABOUT OUR FOUNDER
NATALIE J. EGAN
CEO & Founder
Natalie J. Egan (she / her / hers) is an openly transgender B2B software entrepreneur. She founded Translator in 2016 based on her experience coming out as a transgender woman and experiencing bias, discrimination, and hatred for the first time.
As the CEO of the company, she leads a quickly growing team into the uncharted waters of building enterprise Diversity & Inclusion software. Natalie has over 20 years of experience driving digital change, developing high performing teams, building complex products, and selling B2B technology solutions. Prior to founding Translator in 2016 – and prior to her transition – Natalie was CEO and founder of PeopleLinx, a venture capital backed social selling technology solution that was recently acquired by a leading sales acceleration company.
In addition to her entrepreneurial pursuits, Natalie has also worked in leadership positions at LinkedIn, Autonomy, and Ecolab. Based in New York City, she spends her free time with her three children or mentoring female entrepreneurs and LGBTQ youth. Natalie earned her undergraduate degree in business from The Hotel School at Cornell University, received her MBA from The Villanova School of Business, and is currently writing her first book about transitioning from a male to female CEO in corporate America.
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Since embarking on our mission to spread empathy and equality, we’ve come across countless D&I strategies and tactics from companies that really just focus on the compliance piece. At the same time, we’ve met with other companies that aren’t familiar with the true meaning of D&I in the workplace.