Janice Bryant Howroyd is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, mentor, presidential special appointee, and founder and CEO of the ActOne Group. The leader of a multibillion-dollar, award-winning, international workforce management and technology enterprise, Howroyd leads companies that operate in 30-plus countries, and her technologies service more than 50 languages. She guided the ActOne Group to the 2021 Silver Awarded Ecovadis Sustainable Corporation level and membership in the United Nations Global Compact. In addition, Black Enterprise named her its 2022 Women of the Year and she was the first recipient of the BET Honors Entrepreneur of the Year award.