James Fripp is Senior Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion for Yum! Brands, Inc., one of the world’s largest restaurant companies with over 41,000 restaurants in more than 125 countries and territories. Yum! Brands is ranked #228 on the FORTUNE 500 list with revenues of more than $13 billion. The corporation’s restaurant brands KFC®, Pizza Hut® and Taco Bell® are the global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories. James is responsible for leading Yum! Brands’ diversity and inclusion strategies for community relations, corporate culture, workforce, minority and women's business development and the multicultural marketplace. James holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Management. James and his wife Cathy have three sons and reside in the Dallas Metro area.