Speakers

For the 2020 virtual conference, we are bringing over 60 thought leaders in tech to provide our audiences with loads of insights, information and resources they need to advance their careers or businesses.
We also have openings for more speakers. If you would love to speak at the 2020 Virtual 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 be providing loads of insights and relevant information for tech professionals and entrepreneurs at the Black Is Tech Virtual 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)
Kathryn Finney

Kathryn Finney

Founder & CEO, Holding Co.
Antoinette Tull

Antoinette Tull

HR Chief for the Richmond City (VA) Police Department

MK Palmore

MK Palmore

VP, Chief Field Security Officer @ Palo Alto Networks
Bobby Allen

Bobby Allen

CTO, CloudGenera
Renee Reid

Renee Reid

Staff UX Design Researcher, LinkedIn
Natasha Johnson

Natasha Johnson

Product Roadmap Manager, Bandwidth

Mumin Ransom

Mumin Ransom

Software Engineering Manager, Comcast
Odean Maye

Odean Maye

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

Kim Coles

Actress, Comedian and Coach
Alex Kennedy

Alex Kennedy

Director, Global Head of Partnerships Strategy and Operations, Twitter

Dr. Shallon Brown

Dr. Shallon Brown

Chief Information Technology Officer, North Studio
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

Charlene Fadirepo

Charlene Fadirepo

Founder & CEO, Guidefi
Chuck Marcelin

Chuck Marcelin

Talent Acquisition Partner, Technology, Reonomy
Kanika Tolver

Kanika Tolver

Senior Project Manager, US Department of the Treasury
Rodney Cobb

Rodney Cobb

Senior DevOps Engineer, The Atlantic

Marquita Priester

Marquita Priester

Software Engineer, Defense Digital Service
Monique Lindsay

Monique Lindsay

Staff Product Designer, ServiceNow
Robert Collins

Robert Collins

Director of Customer Success - Strategic Accounts, Branch.io
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
Avell Chapell III

Avell Chapell III

Head of Advanced Narratives & Neurotechnology, WB
Chelsea Pierre

Chelsea Pierre

Cyber Network Defender (CND Engineer), US Department of Defense

Tiffany Davis

Tiffany Davis

Spacecraft Engineer, Boeing
Glynis Lee

Glynis Lee

VP of Inclusion, Community and HR Technology, Infor
Devon Singh

Devon Singh

UX Research Lead, Capital One
Roz Francuz-Harris

Roz Francuz-Harris

Director of Talent Acquisition, Warner Media

Damani Corbin

Damani Corbin

Kubernetes Evangelist, Weaveworks
Ulysses Smith

Ulysses Smith

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Leader, Blend
Richard Robinson

Richard Robinson

Director, Tech Mobility & Software Development, Glaxo SmithKline
Maasha Kah

Maasha Kah

Head of Talent Outreach & Inclusion, Docusign

Kendra Gaunt

Kendra Gaunt

Product Owner, Data + AI, The Trevor Project
Bofta Yimam

Bofta Yimam

Emmy Award Winning Journalist & National TV Correspondent (Host)
Derwin Warren

Derwin Warren

Technical Solutions Architect, CISCO
Jeremiah Allen

Jeremiah Allen

Senior Associate, Talent Acquisition, Axios

AJ Williams

AJ Williams

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

Shawn Harris

Director of North American Sales, Zebra Technologies
Jelani Floyd

Jelani Floyd

Founding Partner & Sports Agent, Beyond Athlete Management
Cinneah El-Amin

Cinneah El-Amin

Manager, Consumer New Product Development, American Express

Justin Samuels

Justin Samuels

Sr. Software Engineer, MailChimp/Founder, Render-Atlanta
Marcus Curtis

Marcus Curtis

COO, MedWell Solutions
Liz J. Simpson

Liz J. Simpson

Founder, Stimulyst
Dele Atanda

Dele Atanda

CEO, MetaMe

De' Havia Stewart

De’ Havia Stewart

Strategy Analyst, Accenture
William Hill

William Hill

Senior Software Engineer @ NewRelic
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

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