Tag Archives: Black CEOs

Julian Waits

Tech Innovator of the Week: Julian Waits, President and CEO, PivotPoint Risk Analytics

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt Technology Summit in Silicon Valley this October. This week's innovator: Julian Waits, President and CEO, PivotPoint Risk Analytics.

Julian Waits has over three decades of experience in technology and now sits at the…

By Samara Lynn

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Stacy Brown-Philpot Promoted to TaskRabbit CEO

Brown-Philpot ascends to a position that makes her one of the most powerful blacks and women in Silicon Valley.

With the promotion to CEO, Brown-Philpot becomes one of the most powerful (and few) black…

By Samara Lynn

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Calvin Butler

How BGE’s First African American CEO is Fostering a Diverse Company Culture

Calvin Butler shares his plan for moving BGE forward

BGE’s CEO Calvin Butler talks about his commitment to diversity and increasing the pipeline for…

By Courtney Connley

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Women of Power: Strategies from the C-Suite

All you need to know from the best and brightest female executives at the Women of Power Summit

This panel of the biggest, baddest, richest, female entrepreneurs in the nation will provide…

By Safon Floyd

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Ursula Burns, Xerox CEO

Black History Month: Ursula Burns, Fortune 500 CEO

29 days of modern black history makers

Ursula Burns became a history maker in 2009 as the first black woman to become…

By Safon Floyd

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Brett J. Hart Becomes Acting CEO of United Airlines

Hart's new role makes him the sixth black CEO of a Fortune 500 company

Hart, who currently serves as United’s executive vice president and general counsel, will become the…

By Courtney Connley

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Black Business Leaders Travel to London to Discuss the Need for Greater Corporate Diversity

Members from The Executive Leadership Council travel abroad to connect with global black leaders

Members from The Executive Leadership Council travel to London to discuss corporate board diversity.

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH] Flat Out Heels Wins $25,000 Pitch Competition at PowerMoves.NOLA

Dawn Dickson and her alternative to high heels beat out three other minority entrepreneurs at the Big Break Power Pitch

CEO of Flat Out Heels, Dawn Dickerson, wins 25,000 at entrepreneur PowerMoves pitch competition in…

By Brittany Dandy

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[LIVE STREAMING] Get Updates from the 2015 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

Attendees prepare for three days of networking, learning and inspiration

Nation’s leading black entrepreneurs and executives gather in Atlanta for Black Enterprise’s 20th Annual Entrepreneurs…

By Courtney Connley

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How One Tech Entrepreneur Raised $18 Million in Venture Capital Funding

The Resumator founder talks raising capital and growing his business outside of Silicon Valley

The Resumator CEO talks raising $18 million in venture capital funding and growing his business…

By Courtney Connley

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American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault

American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault Advises the NBA on Workforce Diversity

CEO schools the league on the need for company diversity

American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault talks to NBA owners about workforce diversity

By Courtney Connley

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Code of (Low) Confidence: CEOs Less Optimistic About Global Market

You can turn that around. Check out a few tips on how

A new survery found many chief executives pessimistic about market success. If you’re a company…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Otis

Black CEO Announces Plans to Combine Some Olive Garden, Red Lobster Restaurants

Darden CEO Clarence Otis has rolled out a new strategy to become more profitable in smaller markets.

Darden CEO Clarence Otis has rolled out a new strategy to become more profitable in…

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SF Nonprofit News Venture Hires CEO, Editor

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new nonprofit media group created to cover San Francisco Bay…

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