Stomp the Divide: A Blueprint for Creating Tech Thought Leaders

A session at Blacks in Tech at SXSW Interactive

Saturday 9th March, 2013

10:30am to 11:30am (CST)

Communities that are focused on minority techs are popping up everywhere to drive conversations and shift perceptions. Engineers and technologists of color in these communities are constantly engaging in thoughtful and technical conversations in order to advance individual and cultural knowledge but also to change the perception of minority techs from the inside and the outside. Out of these communities we must produce tech thought leaders. Highly knowledgeable individuals that are at the forefront of cutting edge technology. Join the discussion as we highlight four (4) Tech Trailblazers as they share their expertise on building communities and the future of organizing the black tech community for greater success.
These tech trailblazers are people you should know or get to know if you are in technology. They don't just talk a good game, they are strategic thinkers with a track record of execution and success. They have the wisdom, will, passion, dedication, and expertise in their respective domain to build a community of new leaders and followers to stomp the divide.

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Chris Bennett

an entrepreneur in san francisco building @soldsie bio from Twitter

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Cleavon Blair
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Greg Greenlee
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Christine Celise

Founder, @IamDTech, an org dedicated to diversity in technology. I personally tweet about ethnic/gender equality, arts and all things that make us human. bio from Twitter

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Ayori Selassie

Mom, Nerd, Product Manager @salesforce, Founder @pitchmixer, Mentor @TechWomen, Curator @BWIComputing, @SaveLibertyHall #Tech #Entrepreneur #Diaspora #woc #p2 bio from Twitter

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Time 10:30am11:30am CST

Date Sat 9th March 2013


BiT House | Colorado Room, Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown

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