Tech lovers and entrepreneurs—software developer, investor, and philanthropist, Jonathan Gosier, will be moderating an exclusive panel onÂ Spotting the Next Big Tech TrendÂ in a mere few weeks in tech mecca, Silicon Valley, for the very first Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit. Gosier will be contributing to a panel that will explore how forward-thinking entrepreneurs and investors are cashing in on latest technology and business opportunities.
Jon Gosier is a serial tech entrepreneur whose main focus is in the tech world lends toward outcome design (the intersection of data science and outcome driven user experience). Throughout his career, Gosier created a successful model for inclusive investing that allowed for middle-classers to throw their hats into start-up investing.
Currently, Gosier is founder of Cross Valley Capital where he is revolutionizing several areas of venture capital. He also serves as CEO of Appfrica, a technology firm responsible for several initiatives promoting Africaâ€™s technology sector, as Gosier advocates largely for investing in tech companies in emerging markets. Gosierâ€™s Appfrica firm is also responsible for helping Google Africa translate its page for Ugandan audiences.
As a data scientist, Gosierâ€™s technologies have been utilized by The US Army, US Department of State, United Nations, Red Cross, FEMA, and Ushahidi, a Kenyan disaster response company.
You may know Gosier as a TED Senior Fellow and his TED Talk on â€œTrickle-Down TechonomicsÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â where he explored probable consequences of technical innovation and the responsibility he challenges innovators to have to design products that not only have great features, but also provide better social outcomes. Gosier is also one of Black Enterpriseâ€™s 2013 Innovator of the Year recipients for his work with MetaLayer, a Comcast backed data startup.
To learn more from Gosier, including his tips and insight on investors, be sure to bring your tech talk to the BE TechConneXt Summit,Octorber 12th-13thÂ at the Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, California. For more information on Jon Gosier be sure to check him out atÂ gosier.orgÂ and follow him on Twitter @jongos.
Attend the Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit at the Santa Clara, California, Hyatt Regency from Oct. 12ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬â€œ13. It will present a unique, unparalleled opportunity to make connections among the best and brightest of the African American tech communityÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬â€from Silicon Valley and beyond. At TechConneXt you will learn the secrets to Navigating Silicon Valley Community, Discover Opportunities with Tech Companies, Find Funding Sources for your business and Connect with established tech leaders. If you are apart of the tech community, or one of its many stakeholders, you simply cannot miss it! Register today at www.blackenterprise.com/techconnext.