Speakers

Our 2019 Conference brought over 40 speakers to speak on various topics from Diversity to VR to the Internet of Things, Tech Entrepreneurship and so much more. For 2020, we are bringing over 60 speakers to grace our stages.
We also have openings for more speakers. If you would love to speak at the 2020 Conference or know someone that will be interested in speaking, fill the form at the bottom of this page and we'll follow up with you.

2020 Speakers

Over 60 speakers with a diverse set of backgrounds in tech will grace our stages at the Black Is Tech Conference 2020. More speaker announcements coming. Check here for updates.
Commissioner Geoffrey Starks

Commissioner Geoffrey Starks

Commissioner of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Janeen Uzzell

Janeen Uzzell

COO, The Wikimedia Foundation (Wikipedia)
Jasmine Crowe

Jasmine Crowe

Founder & CEO, Goodr
Bobby Allen

Bobby Allen

CTO, CloudGenera

Alex Wolf

Alex Wolf

Tech Philosophy Speaker, Consultant
Odean Maye

Odean Maye

Director, Software Engineering, Capital One/Founder, Spectus
Kim Coles

Kim Coles

Actress, Comedian and Coach
Daron K. Roberts

Daron K. Roberts

Former NFL Coach, and Founding Director, Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation

Alex Kennedy

Alex Kennedy

Director, Global Head of Partnerships Strategy and Operations, Twitter
Kerel Cooper

Kerel Cooper

SVP, Global Marketing, LiveIntent
Rep. Yvette D. Clarke

Rep. Yvette D. Clarke

Member, US House of Reps, NY 9th District.
Nate Stewart

Nate Stewart

Chief Product Officer, Cockroach Labs

Kanika Tolver

Kanika Tolver

Senior Project Manager, US Department of the Treasury
Nicole Alexander

Nicole Alexander

SVP, Chief Innovation Expert, IPSOS
Tom KaiKai

Tom KaiKai

Principal Chief Engineer, Northrop Gruman
Chase Minnifield

Chase Minnifield

Retired NFL Player and President, EZ Turn

Roz Francuz-Harris

Roz Francuz-Harris

Director of Talent Acquisition, Warner Media
Rodney Cobb

Rodney Cobb

Senior DevOps Engineer, The Atlantic
Devon Singh

Devon Singh

Senior UX Researcher, JUUL Labs
Bofta Yimam

Bofta Yimam

Emmy Award Winning Journalist & National TV Correspondent (Host)

Damani Corbin

Damani Corbin

Kubernetes Evangelist, Weaveworks
Maasha Kah

Maasha Kah

Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Eventbrite
Nicole Tinson

Nicole Tinson

Founder & CEO, HBCU 20X20
Monte Williams

Monte Williams

Senior Director of Client Service, TaskUs

AJ Williams

AJ Williams

Operations Executive/Startup Advisor/Policy & Diversity Strategist
Shawn Harris

Shawn Harris

Director of North American Sales, Zebra Technologies
Krystal Raphael

Krystal Raphael

Engineering Manager, The Wing
Jelani Floyd

Jelani Floyd

Founding Partner & Sports Agent, Beyond Athlete Management

Derwin Warren

Derwin Warren

Technical Solutions Architect, CISCO
Cinneah El-Amin

Cinneah El-Amin

Manager, Consumer New Product Development, American Express
Marcus Curtis

Marcus Curtis

COO, MedWell Solutions
Liz J. Simpson

Liz J. Simpson

Founder, Stimulyst

Joshua Alphonse

Joshua Alphonse

Developer Advocate, Wix
De' Havia Stewart

De’ Havia Stewart

Strategy Analyst, Accenture
Esther Onema

Esther Onema

National Communications Chair, NSBE
William Hill

William Hill

Software Engineer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

JeanHeyd Meneide

JeanHeyd Meneide

Software Engineer, C++ Specialist
Quincy Iheme

Quincy Iheme

Software Engineer, Comcast
Steffany Brown

Steffany Brown

Developer Programs Engineer, Google
Rose Desauguste

Rose Desauguste

Founder, HueLixir

Robin Nunn

Robin Nunn

Partner, Dechert LLP.

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