Championing digital inclusion at Prudential Financial

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Nancy Goebel took over as CEO at the start of 2023. Previously, Nancy was DWG's Managing Director, Member Services, with responsibility for global expansion. Nancy has hosted the Digital Workplace Impact podcast since 2021.


Alyson Hudson is CIO Enterprise Workforce Solutions at Prudential Financial. She is both a technology executive and a leader of people and aims to drive the use of technology to new highs to enable upskilling, reskilling, employee growth, organizational agility and talent. She is a champion for enhanced and inclusive employee experiences.

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“People don't always put their hand up and say ‘I need help’ because they are so afraid they'll be discriminated against. So, we just have to make it there and available and easy to use, so that everybody can have the same experience with the technology.”

- Alyson Hudson, CIO of Enterprise Workforce Solutions at Prudential Financial

Start today, make progress every day and ask questions! As a leader in the evolving territory of digital inclusion, our latest guest in the Digital Workplace Impact studio invites listeners to challenge mindsets and lead by example in their own organizations.

Alyson Hudson, CIO of Enterprise Workforce Solutions at Prudential Financial, joins Nancy Goebel for a focused and open conversation – one that encourages you to look at digital inclusion through a different lens.

Believing that you can't claim to be inclusive if anyone is left out, Alyson shares her experiences of leading from the front. In her work, she educates and influences others – including technology vendors – so that digital inclusion is truly part of Prudential’s DNA.

An estimated 1 in 4 adults in the US lives life with a disability. Digital inclusion can help unlock opportunities for businesses to benefit from the widest talent pool, while improving the employee experience for all.

The pair delve into the next natural progression of digital inclusion to support employees everywhere, with Alyson sharing advice to help others start or accelerate their efforts in this area. DWG’s latest research also focuses on this subject (download the full report here).

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