sal_125pxSalvador Mendoza

Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion at NBCUniversal

Mendoza is responsible for the development of short and long-term strategies in the areas of workforce, leadership development, community partnerships and NBCUniversal’s Employee Resource Groups, with a focus on enhancing the company’s diverse and inclusive environment. In addition, he is responsible for building and maintaining partnerships with local, regional and national diverse organizations.

Sal is considered an expert in the field of diversity & inclusion and holds several leadership positions in many Advisory Boards, among them, the American Red Cross, the Center for Asian Pacific American Women, and the National Hispanic Corporate Council.

Born in Honduras and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Mendoza’s adjustment to a new culture and environment created an incredibly formative experience that shaped his passion for diversity & Inclusion. Sal received a B.S. from Chicago State University and M.S. from Governors State University. Among his many accolades, he has been recognized as one of Hispanic Business Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Hispanics, iConexion Game Changer Award, Imagen Foundation’s Powerful & Influential Latinos in Entertainment, Black Meetings & Tourism APEX Award, the Disability Champion Award and Chicago State University’s Latino Alumni Award.