Senior Vice President, Global Recruitment & Inclusion, People & Organization
Sony Pictures Entertainment
As Senior Vice President of Global Recruitment & Inclusion at Sony Pictures, Paul Martin is responsible for global staffing functions at all levels within the organization. Reporting to George Rose, Sony Pictures’ Executive Vice President, People & Organization, Martin is particularly tasked with bringing together people of different experiences and backgrounds to create a workplace that is innovative and engaging, attracting top talent from around the world. Since Martin joined SPE in 2008, the studio has implemented Spectrum, a multi-prong diversity and cross-cultural strategy that takes diversity beyond its traditional boundaries to create an environment of inclusion.
Martin was recently recognized by Black Enterprise Magazine as one of the top diversity executives in the country and sits on the board of several non-profits geared toward reaching out to young people in underserved communities and providing guidance around education, critical thinking and conflict resolution skills.
Prior to joining SPE, Martin was Vice President, Worldwide Recruitment for Warner Bros. Entertainment. In this role, his responsibilities included for strategically restructuring all aspects of the recruiting process at Warner Bros. and launching an employee affinity groups program. Previous to that, Martin was the Human Resources Manager at LRN, The Legal Knowledge Company, a startup organization specializing in legal research and ethics training. He holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School.