Despite many organizations' recent commitments to more
diverse workplaces, the tech sector still lags behind many when it comes to racial diversity. The top black in tech
speakers on this list have real-world experience in the industry and are
committed to expanding opportunities for Black people in STEM and business. The
thought leaders on this list discuss being Black in tech as entrepreneurs, tech
gurus, and investors, as well as how to promote an industry that is not only
diverse but also inclusive and fair.
Omar Johnson is a top blacks in tech speakers, a branding
expert, and the former CMO of Beats Electronics. Johnson uses his platform to
explain how, while working at Beats, he developed diverse leaderships. He also
teaches how, when a company works with the communities it serves, it can make
more mindful marketing and branding decisions.
Marcus Collins is also a diversity keynote speaker and a
marketing professor at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.
Collins outlines the importance of building an empathetic muscle to be able to
see how we are all more alike than different. He argues that this manner of
thinking can benefit your company's culture as well as its bottom line.
Kimberly Bryant is a 2015 Apple Stem Partner, a leading
diversity keynote speaker, and the founder of Black Girls Code. Bryant was
named one of “The 25 Most Influential African-Americans in Technology.” She
discusses how she became an “accidental social entrepreneur” and shares the
lessons she learned along the way. Bryant’s overall goal with her talks is to
help establish a new paradigm in the technology industry for women and girls of
Mae Jemison is an engineer, physician, and NASA astronaut.
On September 12, 1992, she became the first African-American woman to travel
into space aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour. Jemison is the recipient of nine
honorary doctorates in science, engineering, and humanities. She is the current
principal of the organization 100 Year Starship.
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