James Emmett is the lead workplace strategist for Understood, supporting our efforts to create more inclusive workplaces for people with disabilities. James is one of the most recognized experts in the field of disability inclusion, having helped plan and execute initiatives that have resulted in over 80,000 jobs for people with disabilities. He has worked on many of the most visible disability inclusion initiatives, with companies like Walgreens, Best Buy, Office Depot/Max, PepsiCo, and Mercy Health.
James has received numerous awards for his innovative approach to company-owned disability inclusion. His vision is to forever change the business and disability communities by helping companies of all sizes and industries create best-in-class disability inclusion initiatives.