2023Speakers

BLACK TECH WEEK

JULY 16-19 2024 | CINCINNATI, OH

WILDY USEFUL GUIDANCE DELIVERED BY
SERIOUSLY ENGAGING ECOSYSTEM LEADERS.

Black Tech Week speaker sessions are led by tech startup culture obsessed founders, business professionals, creatives and investors who are on our stages for *one* reason— to PUT YOU ON.

With decades on decades of combined experience ranging from brand building and investment pitching to legal guidance and product development, BTW speakers deliver industry agnostic, completely actionable advice.

Know someone who would be hype to help BTW23 founders get to their goals?
Send them our way and we’ll follow up!

Hannibal Buress
Hannibal Buress

Writer, Comedian, and Angel investor

Hajj Flemings
Hajj Flemings

CEO & Founder of Rebrand Cities

Khalilah Burt Gaston
Khalilah Burt Gaston

Executive Director of The Song Foundation

Dug Song
Dug Song

CEO & Founder of The Song Foundation

Sydney Davis
Sydney Davis

Founder of NixCode

Che Pope
Che Pope

Founder of Wrkshp Media

Justin Turk
Justin Turk

CEO of Livegistics

Alexandra Raymond
Alexandra Raymond

Finance Product Manager at Amazon Studios

Derrick Maultsby Jr.
Derrick Maultsby Jr.

Senior Associate at Frost Brown Todd

Derien Stephans
Derien Stephans

Product Owner at Testfit Inc.

Anthony Williams
Anthony Williams

CEO of Corktown Health

Tia Lee Fowlkes
Tia Lee Fowlkes

Program Manager at Google

 Garlin Gilchrist II
Garlin Gilchrist II

Michigan Lieutenant Governor

Marlin Williams
Marlin Williams

Founder & CEO of Marlin Williams Enterprises

Crystal Brown
Crystal Brown

CEO & Co-Founder of CircNova

Jarrett Albritton
Jarrett Albritton

Founder and Host of Big Tech Energy Podcast

Gwen Jimmere
Gwen Jimmere

CEO & Founder of Naturalicious 

Darnell Adams
Darnell Adams

Director of Detroit Community Initiatives at Gilbert Family Foundation

Call for speakers

We’re recruiting industry leading innovators, professionals, investors, entrepreneurs, and creatives like you to share your experience, expertise and enthusiasm with BTW attendees from around the world!

Submissions for speaker proposals are now being accepted for Black Tech Week 2024.

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