Power Lunch: The Black Men Behind Tech’s Next Wave

July 25, 2019 - 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
Indiana Convention Center // Expo Hall // Main Stage


Explore the ultimate convergence of technology, culture and entertainment at TechConnect! This three-day summit is the premier destination for innovators of color – today’s leading creative thinkers, content producers, artists, bloggers, podcasters, and social media influencers.  TechConnect is a unique gathering of minds and talents – a collaborative space for discussion, generating ideas, and all-important networking opportunities with potential funders.

3 Days, 3 Destinations:

Tech-Boom Thursday - Explore new ideas and network with top executives in tech, entrepreneurship, entertainment and beauty

Get-Funded Friday - Unique opportunities to connect with entrepreneurs and venture capitalists

Self-Care Saturday - Discover simple tools and techniques to enhance the sense of well-being that drives you and your business

CLICK HERE to register for TechConnect

TechConnect Demo Day is a confluence of tech + social change for innovators to pitch viable solutions to pressing issues facing communities of color.  Pitch your social innovation startup and win $10,000 in cash and prizes!  Space is limited. 

CLICK HERE to submit your pitch

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Presented by Turo

What’s next in tech is truly what’s next – for how we live, work, earn, and play. Meet the African-American innovators at the crest of the next tech wave and hear about trends, devices, and social changes you need to know about to be ahead of the game.  (Complimentary lunch provided)

Moderator: Sean Strother, Founder, Tagkast

John Heath, Manager of Government Relationships & External Affairs, Turo
Myron Lloyd, Legal Counsel, General Motors

John Heath, Manager of Government Relationships & External Affairs, Turo
Kalvin Jones, Founder, Code Black Indy
Justin Hunte, Director of Content & Strategic Marketing, EMPIRE Distribution
Shareef Abdul-Malik, Founder, We Buy Black