I am the Executive Director of the Blacks In Technology Foundation and the New York City Chapter President for the organization that boasts the largest network for Black technology professionals. I have over 20 years of experience in the tech industry serving in a variety of roles including, enterprise sales, business development, customer success, and consulting. My experience includes stints at some of tech’s most respected brands; Rackspace Technology, Dropbox, Gartner, Samsung, Dell, Lenovo, VERITAS Software, and APC to name a few. As an entrepreneur, I have participated in numerous technology startup enterprises as either a principal member or formal advisor. Additionally, I have Chief Marketing Officer experience as interim CMO at InteractiveTel and I am currently the Founder and CEO of PaparazzMe, a mobile app for on demand photography and videography.
01. What is the mission of your organization?
The Blacks In Technology Foundation is the largest community of Black people in the technology industry. Through community-focused activities, events, and outreach, the Blacks In Technology (BIT) Foundation is “Stomping the Divide” by establishing a blueprint of world-class technical excellence and innovation through providing resources, guidance, networking, and opportunities for members to share their expertise and advance their careers.