Summit Afro Future February 27- 28, 2022 (Live in New York) Sponsor RSVP Now!

About The Event

Afro Future Summit Series- Home of the Afro Future Movement
Join the Afro Future Accelerator Program: A free course program that will cover several key themes and topics that include a practical mix of career strategy, personal development, and cultural programming

WHERE
SAP 10 Hudson Yards, 48th floor, New York

WHEN
February 27-28, 2023


Home of the Afro Future Movement

Drawing thousands of the world's influencers, pioneers, creatives and more.

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.


Where Will You Be?

The Afro Future Movement is here. Join your tribe!

Afro Future Summit is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual (Live) program powered by the Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE). The 2022 Afro Future Summit edition was hosted in 2 series with the 1st part being hosted on February 28. The 2nd series was a live breakfast edition which brought together 100 live participant in New York, this edition was sponsored by Zendesk in partnership with SAP, Microsoft, Google Cloud, AWS, IBM Cloud, Hubspot, Sendgrid & More.

Join heads of states, pioneers, business moguls, media influencers and cultural activists for a day of full activations during the Afro Future festival celebration.


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Afro Future Breakfast Speakers Announced

Liz Walsh

Liz Walsh

Global Category Strategy - Tech & Telco, Spotify
Christine Ntim

Christine Ntim

CEO @ Global Startup Ecosystem
Enki Toto

Enki Toto

Investor, Salesforce Ventures Impact Fund
Brandon Parkes

Brandon Parkes

Director at Gaingels and a Former Tech Startup Founder

Aneto Okonkwo

Aneto Okonkwo

Co-Founder & CEO at Chatdesk
Crystal Etienne

Crystal Etienne

Founder and CEO, Ruby Love
Georgie-Ann Getton

Georgie-Ann Getton

Founder & CEO, GSD Solutions
Einstein Ntim

Einstein Ntim

Partner @ Africa Future Fund

Afro Future Summit Past Speakers

Roy L. Austin, Jr

Roy L. Austin, Jr

VP for Civil Rights and Deputy General Counsel, Meta
Michael Strautmanis

Michael Strautmanis

Executive Vice President - Civic Engagement, Obama Foundation
Dr. Lisa Coleman

Dr. Lisa Coleman

Inaugural Senior VP for Global Inclusion and Strategic Innovation, and Chief Diversity Officer @ New York University
Angela D. Henderson

Angela D. Henderson

Racial Equity Director, Ford Motor Company
Corey Anthony

Corey Anthony

Senior Vice President – Chief Diversity and Development Officer, AT&T Services, Inc

Damon Jones

Damon Jones

Chief Communications Officer @ Procter & Gamble
Raul Moas

Raul Moas

Miami Program Director @ Knight Foundation
Marlon Nichols

Marlon Nichols

Founding Managing Partner, MaC Venture
Tiffany Perkins-Munn, Ph.D.

Tiffany Perkins-Munn, Ph.D.

Global Head Of Research, Analytics & Data | Global Marketing, BlackRock
Najah Roberts

Najah Roberts

CEO and Chief Visionary Officer, Crypto Blockchain Plug

Shu Nyatta

Shu Nyatta

Managing Partner @ SoftBank
Melissa Bradley

Melissa Bradley

Co-founder, Ureeka
Michael A. Finney

Michael A. Finney

President and CEO at The Miami-Dade Beacon Council
Dantley Davis

Dantley Davis

Member and Board of Directors, Yik Yak | Product and Design Leader
Pierre Vigilance, MD, MPH

Pierre Vigilance, MD, MPH

Vice President, Population Health & Social Impact, Equideum Health

Jeanne Lim

Jeanne Lim

Co-founder and CEO, beingAI Limited
Heather Flannery

Heather Flannery

Founder & CEO, Equideum Health
Tyrona Heath

Tyrona Heath

Global Lead, The B2B Institute @LinkedIn
Jacqueline Jones

Jacqueline Jones

Head of Strategic Partnerships - Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging @ LinkedIn
Brandon Hoffman

Brandon Hoffman

Investor at Samsung Next & Co-Head of Diverse Founders Initiative

Einstein Ntim

Einstein Ntim

Partner @ Africa Future Fund
Michael Potts

Michael Potts

Owner, M2 Studio (XR Metaverse content agency)
Martina Welkhoff

Martina Welkhoff

Co- founder & Managing Partner, WXR Fund
Lydia Timlin-Broussard

Lydia Timlin-Broussard

Lead strategic designer, BCG Digital Ventures
DeShuna Elisa Spencer

DeShuna Elisa Spencer

Founder & CEO, KweliTV

Andrae Kirkland, CSSBB

Andrae Kirkland, CSSBB

Sr. Program Manager - Platform Health Operations, Twitter
Aubrey Tucker

Aubrey Tucker

Senior Industry Manager, Autodesk
Tonna Obaze

Tonna Obaze

Chief of Staff, Harlem Capital
Doug Jacobson

Doug Jacobson

Co-Founder at Big Rock Creative (BRCvr)
Petia Abdur-Razzaaq

Petia Abdur-Razzaaq

Digital Marketing Strategist, Google

Brianne Garrett

Brianne Garrett

Reporter/Editorial Lead @ Forbes
James Barrood

James Barrood

CEO, Innovation+
Jordan Hopson

Jordan Hopson

Lead Design Strategist, Boston Consulting Group Digital Ventures
Sean Bartley

Sean Bartley

Creator of Connect The Series | Producer,Ideas united
Alexandra Kennedy

Alexandra Kennedy

Director, Global Head of Partnership Strategy and Operations @ Twitter

Vanessa Lui

Vanessa Lui

Vice President, SAP.io
Kimberly	Hill

Kimberly Hill

Strategy Manager for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion team, Amazon Studios
Dawn Osbourne

Dawn Osbourne

Community Relations and Engagement @ Digital Ocean
Iynna Halilou

Iynna Halilou

Global Programs Manager @ Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator
Tanarra Schneider

Tanarra Schneider

Managing Director @ Accenture

Gregory Johnson

Gregory Johnson

Managing Director @ The Rockefeller Foundation
Sydney Brunson

Sydney Brunson

Culture Lead - Enterprise Commercial, Microsoft
Leigh-Ann Buchanan

Leigh-Ann Buchanan

President and Executive Director of aīre Venture
Althea A. Harris

Althea A. Harris

U.S. Small Business Administration: South Florida District Office
Ammin Youssouf

Ammin Youssouf

Co-founder and CEO of Afrobytes

Danielle DeRuiter-Williams

Danielle DeRuiter-Williams

Head of Growth and Expansion, The Justice Collective
Elkin Alfred

Elkin Alfred

Director of Health Initiatives @ United Way of Broward County
Claire A. Nelson Ph.D

Claire A. Nelson Ph.D

Futurist, Sustainability Engineer, Social Entrepreneur, Storyteller
Busie Matsiko-Andan

Busie Matsiko-Andan

Executive Director Of Africa Future Summit and CEO, Pont Global
Alhaji Allie Bangura

Alhaji Allie Bangura

Founder and Board Member, ADAN e.V.

Gia Mattu

Gia Mattu

Founder/CEO at FalconX
Staniel Tetteh

Staniel Tetteh

Ecosystem Manager: GSE
Zainab Temitope G. Boateng

Zainab Temitope G. Boateng

Community and Social Media Manager, GSE
Michael Ojo

Michael Ojo

Startup Lab Pitch Finalist | Octave Incorporations

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