"A rare openly gay executive in the C-suite of a Fortune 500 company," wrote Fortune, "the London-born Watson has been a champion of diversity throughout his career, and in 2013 became the first non-U.S. citizen to join the board of LGBT advocacy group GLAAD."
Nike, Inc. announced this week that the company would bring on the world's only openly gay CIO at a Fortune 100 company, Anthony Watson, in a move that very clearly signals that Nike intends to significantly up its technology game. Watson also serves on GLAAD's National Board of Directors.
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