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Black Enterprise Launches Inaugural Tech Summit

diversity-tech.ju.09Black Enterprise will present the inaugural Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit on Monday, October 12 through Tuesday, October 13, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, in Santa Clara . The Summit will bring today’s forward thinking leaders and a talent pool of extraordinary tech innovators, engineers, entrepreneurs, executives and educators together in one room.

The conference will feature nationally recognized speakers, entrepreneurs and technology leaders, showcase new technologies, and honor Silicon Valley luminaries Kenneth and Caretha and Roy Clay with the Trailblazer Award at a special closing dinner. The Summit will provide attendees with the relationships, access, resources and motivation needed to achieve real success in the industry. Confirmed speakers include serial entrepreneur Clarence Wooten, software developer Jon Gosier, and TwitChange CEO Shelton Mercer with more to be added.

“We are extremely excited about the development of our BE TechConneXt Summit. It represents Black Enterprise’s expansion of the delivery of tech and further connection with the Silicon Valley ecosystem,” said Earl “Butch” Graves, CEO and President of Black Enterprise. “We have found that there are a number of executives and entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley that need to gain exposure and valuable linkages for further advancement. Our event seeks to serve as a platform to accelerate corporate recruitment, development of a pipeline of talent and access capital and mentorship for a growing cadre of tech entrepreneurs.”

Whether you’re looking to launch a career at a top tech company, a mid-career professional looking for fresh opportunities, a growth-minded tech entrepreneur, or a company seeking to engage more diverse pools of talent, BE TechConneXT presents a unique and unparalleled opportunity, bringing together the best and brightest of the tech to Silicon Valley. There has never been an event quite like this. If you are part of the tech community, or one of its many stakeholders, you simply cannot miss it!

Attendees will learn the secrets to:

– Navigating the Silicon Valley community
– Discovering opportunities with tech companies seeking diverse talent
– Finding funding sources for your business
– Connecting with established tech professionals
– Engaging with leading tech companies
– And much more!

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