Episode: Kyle Bailey

2017-07-07T02:14:16+00:00March 20th, 2016|OF10PODCAST|

Kyle Bailey, from Detroit Michigan, is an engineer at Uber where he’s deeply involved in diversity efforts and outreach to HBCUs. Before Uber, he spent time engineering at VMware and was co-founder of his own startup. He graduated with his CS degree from Michigan State, and is currently pursing his MBA at Wharton. […]

Episode: Ruben Harris

2017-07-07T02:13:59+00:00February 19th, 2016|OF10PODCAST|

Ruben Harris began his professional career in Atlanta working in finance, and now works in partnerships & leads at Honor, an Andreesen Horowitz funded Bay Area startup modernizing non-medical home care for seniors. He also serves as an advisor to AltSchool, which is working to reimagine education. He’s an accomplished cellist, playing for more than 24 years. […]

Episode: Ryan L. Smith

2018-02-26T16:47:23+00:00February 4th, 2016|OF10PODCAST|

Ryan Smith is Director at Magic Johnson Enterprises where he helps the 5-time NBA Champion and business phenomenon analyze and select investment opportunities. He’s a Howard and Stanford Graduate School of Business graduate, previously spending time on Wall Street working for Morgan Stanley. Ryan is the prototype of Black Excellence. […]

Episode: Rodney Sampson

2017-07-07T02:13:20+00:00January 28th, 2016|OF10PODCAST|

Rodney Sampson is the Chief of Diversity + Inclusion Initiatives at TechSquare Labs in Atlanta. TechSquare is an incubator, seed fund, and co-working space in the heart of Atlanta’s prominent Technology Square – an area near Georgia Tech where more engineers graduate than MIT and Stanford combined. He’s an MBA, entrepreneur with 2 exits, an Author and Bishop. He’s responsible for casting Troy Carter on Shark Tank, worked [...]

Episode: Mark Daniel

2017-07-07T02:12:37+00:00January 14th, 2016|OF10PODCAST|

Mark Daniel is CEO at Strut, a mobile app that aims to serve as your guide to style. He dropped out of college based on prompting of Paypal co-founder, and the first outsider investor in Facebook, Peter Theil. Peter also stuff a hundred grand in Marks pocket to do so. Mark, finishing the fellowship, Mark then swiftly raised another 1.5 million from Vinod Khosla - founder of Sun [...]

Episode: Ruth Mesfun

2017-07-07T02:12:19+00:00January 7th, 2016|OF10PODCAST|

Ruth Mesfun is a co-founder at POCIT which stands for People of Color in Tech. They run features on minority tech personalities from Founders, Engineers, and Marketers. She’s also a teacher at a middle school in Brooklyn, and launched a program to teach girls in her class how to program. […]

Episode: Kristy Tillman

2017-07-07T02:12:04+00:00December 31st, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

Kristy Tillman is design director at Society of Grownups, a company offering financial services. They call it “ A masters program for adulthood” where the curriculum covers everything from investing in a 401K to having that hard talk about a budget to how to pick good, cheap wine. She’s a beast on Twitter, sitting at 10k tweets to date, and prominently tweets on pop culture, music, and social [...]

Episode: Everette Taylor

2018-11-14T16:13:53+00:00December 17th, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

Everette Taylor is an entrepreneur and marketing pro who served as Chief Marketing Officer at Sticker Mule. The hugely popular custom stickers startup. He’s also founder at MilliSense, a marketing firm headquartered in Los Angeles. He built GrowthHackers with three partners, and partnered with NFL free safety Brandian Ross to create the brand Unity Over Self, which helps children with autism. […]

Episode: Angela Benton

2017-07-07T02:11:29+00:00December 10th, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

Angela Benton is founder and CEO at NewMe Accelerator in San Francisco. She serves as a startup coach at the Wall Street Journal, and writes for USA Today and Inc. Magazine. […]

Episode: Jewel Burks

2017-07-07T02:10:27+00:00July 10th, 2015|OF10PODCAST|

Let Jewel Burks tell it, not everything on TechCrunch applies to your business. Founders should understand what their business is and what they’re going to be good at – then determine if their area of location can accommodate the kind of business that they’re trying to build. I think she’s right. There are a couple questions you can ask yourself to make this determination. Are there research institutions where you can [...]

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