Afro Future Summit 2023

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Afro Future Summit 2023


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Final Location TBA 10 Hudson Yards New York, NY 10001

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About this event

  • 1 day 12 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

ATTN: 3rd Annual Afro Future Summit

DATE: February 27, 2022

LOCATION: Live in Person

MEMO: An initiative hosted by the Global Startup Ecosystem in partnership with Microsoft, Google Cloud, AWS, IBM Cloud, Hubspot, Sendgrid, & More

We are pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Afro Future Summit  powered by Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) scheduled to bring 5,000 live Delegates together on February 27-28,2022.

Afro Future Summit is the world’s most iconic summit curating an active network of black futurists, investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians and business moguls. Each year the program gathers thousands of pioneers from across the USA and around the world to address and tackle challenges that affect the people of African descent. 

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Afro Future Summit Team



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  1. Roy L. Austin Jnr: VP for Civil Rights and Deputy General Counsel, Meta
  2. Michael Strautmanis, Executive Vice President - Civic Engagement, Obama Foundation
  3. Tiffany Perkins-Munn: Global Marketing Head Of Marketing Analytics & Insight, BlackRock
  4. Jeanne Lim: Co-founder and CEO, beingAI Limited
  5. Christine Ntim: CEO, Global Startup Ecosystem
  6. Dantley Davis: Member and Board of Directors, Yik Yak
  7. Najah Roberts: CEO & Chief Visionary Officer, Crypto Blockchain Plug
  8. Martina Welkhoff: Managing Partner, WXR Fund
  9. Marlon Nichols: Founding Managing Partner, MaC Venture
  10. Melissa Bradley: Co-founder, Ureeka
  11. Andrea Kirkland, CSSBB: Program Lead - Platform Health Operations, Twitter
  12. Pierre Vigilance, MD, MPH Vice President, Population Health & Social Impact Equideum Health
  13. Heather Flannery: Founder & CEO, Equideum Health
  14. Aubrey Tucker: Senior Industry Manager, Autodesk
  15. Doug Jacobson: Co-founder, Big Rock Creative/BRCvr
  16. Lydia Timlin-Broussard: Lead strategic designer, BCG Digital Ventures
  17. DeShuna Elisa Spencer: Founder & CEO, KweliTV
  18. Michael Potts: Owner, M2 Studio (XR Metaverse content agency)
  19. Jordan Hopson: Lead Design Strategist, Boston Consulting Group Digital Ventures
  20. Einstien Ntim: Partner, Africa Future Fund
  21. Tonna Obaze: Chief of Staff, Harlem Capital
  22. Petia Abdur-Razzaaq: Digital Marketing Strategist I Grow with Google Speaker
  23. Gia Mattu: XR Analyst
  24. Sean Bartley: Creator of Connect The Series | Producer,United Ideas
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Previous Speaker List

  1. Damon Jones: Chief Communications Officer, Procter & Gamble
  2. Dr Lisa Coleman: Inaugural Senior VP for Global Inclusion and strategic innovation, Chief Diversity officer - New York university
  3. Corey Anthony: Senior Vice President – Chief Diversity and Development Officer, AT&T Services, Inc.
  4. Christine Ntim, Founder of Haiti Tech Foundation/ CMO @ Global Startup Ecosystem
  5. Shu Nyatta: Managing Director-Softbank
  6. Raul Moas: Miami Program Director @ Knight Foundation
  7. Jacqueline Jones: Head of Strategic Partnerships - Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging at LinkedIn
  8. Brianne Garrett: Reporter/Editorial Lead, Forbes Magazine
  9. Kimberly Hill: Marketing Manager- Amazon
  10. Ty Heath: Global Lead, The B2B Institute - LinkedIn
  11. Michael A. Finney: President and CEO at The Miami-Dade Beacon Council
  12. Vanessa Liu: Vice President-
  13. Einstein Ntim- CEO @ Global Startup Ecosystem
  14. Tanarra Schneider: Managing Director- Accenture
  15. Alexandra Kennedy: Director, Global Head of Partnership Strategy and Operations @ Twitter
  16. Brandon Hoffman: Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships & Investments, Samsung Next Ventures
  17. Petia Abdur-Razzaaq: Digital Marketing Strategist, Google
  18. Sydney Brunson: Culture Lead - Enterprise Commercial, Microsoft
  19. Gregory Johnson: Director, Place based investment and grantmaking- Rockefeller foundation
  20. Angela D. Henderson Racial Equity Director, Ford Motor Company
  21. Leigh-Ann Buchanan: Director of aīre ventures
  22. Althea Harris :U.S Small Business Administration- South Florida District Office
  23. Hollie Haggans: Community Relations and Engagement, DigitalOcean
  24. Iynna Halilou: Global Programs Manager - Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator
  25. Ammin Youssof: cofounder of Afrobytes
  26. Alhaji Allie Bangura: Associate Investor Relations - Finance in Motion
  27. Danielle DeRuiter-Williams: CEO-The Justice Collective
  28. Elkin Alfred: Director of Health Initiatives @ United Way of Broward County
  29. Claire A. Nelson Ph.D: Futurist, Sustainability Engineer & Storyteller
  30. Busie Matsiko-Andan CEO Pont Global
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