While he says that his colleagues have been supportive of his work, he and others Black executives carry the weight of not being able to fail. “We have to be perfect,” says Cavel Khan, Chief Revenue Officer of Tumblr, in this interview with Beet.TV
A veteran of Vice, Twitter and Microsoft, earlier this month Khan joined Tumblr, which is now a unit of the blogging platform Automatttic company.
Accomplished at work, outside he fears the dangers of discrimination. He hopes the current focus on racial injustice will lead to change.
This video is part of an ongoing Beet.TV series of interviews with men and and women of color, addressing their personal experiences and hopes for essential change addressing racial inequality. Please find additional videos here.