Meet the

Speakers

Afrotech speakers are top class entrepreneurs, CEOs, and innovators. We have a rigorous invite only speaker selection process that ensures the programming at Afrotech is top notch. Here is a preview of Afrotech17 speakers already on our roster!

Singer, Songwriter and Dancer



Founder & Managing Director, Backstage Capital



Design Lead at Airbnb



Program Manager Amazon Global Marketing & Advertosing Org


Angela-Benton

Founder & CEO at NewME Accelerator



Engineering Recruitment Manager at Pinterest



Digital Strategist, Author, Speaker



VP of Social Portfolio Strategy at MGM Resorts International



Executive Technology Director at R/GA



Managing Principal at JIJ Communications



Product Designer at Facebook



VP of Engineering at Reddit



Founder & Director of Mind Traveler Design



Design Research Lead at IDEO



Director of Ecosystem Partnerships at Heroku/Salesforce



Diversity & Inclusion Lead at Braintree



Tech Lead at Facebook Edge Strategy Network



Senior Director of the Customer Advocacy Program at Infor



Activist, Actor, Entrepreneur



Head of Global Marketing at Facebook Blueprint



eBay Seller & Owner of The Diamond Hanger



CEO & Founder of Sundial Brands



Chief Marketing Officer at GE Ventures



Managing Partner at Cross Culture Ventures



Senior Data Scientist, Etsy



SVP of Industrial Business, Uptake



Sr. Manager of Tech Fellows Program at Capital One



Chief Brand Officer, Uber



Creative Producer & Youtube Star



Director of Community Mobilization, Code2040



Global Growth User Experience Lead, Uber



Partner, Kapor Capital



Head of Business Operations Management, StubHub



Founder & Startup Coach



Partner, Upfront Ventures



Founder, Localeur



CEO & Partner, Y Combinator



Founder, Partpic



CEO, Musician & Angel Investor



Founder & CEO, Zuvaa



CEO & Founder, LISNR



CMO, Skurt



CEO & Founder, Scholly



CEO & Founder, Kit



CEO & Co-Founder



CEO & Founder, Pigeonly



Co-Founder & CEO



CEO & Publisher, OkayAfrica



CEO & Founder, Uncharted Play



CEO & Founder, Mayvenn