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Friday, October 28 • 11:00am - 11:50am
The Evolution of Blacks in Technology

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As one of the earliest African American video game designers and the first African American to design a personal computer, my journey in technology has given me insight into how Blacks have migrated to technology over the years.

The journey starts with early African Americans in the technology workforce to the innovators that followed and started a Black Tech revolutionary roadmap. The challenges both inside and outside of the corporate arena to the groundswell of opportunities now available to African Americans is noteworthy, yet we have only just begun.

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Edward Smith

Principal, Imagine That LLC
Ed Smith got the technology bug early on in life, repairing appliances for the folks in the neighborhood. Ed attended Westinghouse Technical High School for Electronics and studied Marketing and Computer Science and Pace University.​After studying microprocessor technology at Fairchild... Read More →

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