ESTABLISHED IN 2015, BLACK TECH MECCA IS...
A data-driven think tank serving and mobilizing the Black Tech Community.
Delivering critical solutions that are making the tech sector more accessible.
Advocating locally-driven, tech based, collectivism to unlock global potentials.
Delivering measurable data to redefine success within Black Tech Ecosystems.
The organizational force powering the State of the Black Tech Ecosystem summit.
A world where Black people are full and equitable participants in the global tech sector.
To use data to inform and spur the development of thriving Black tech ecosystems, where Black people contribute as tech innovators, practitioners, educators and consumers.
Data as essential power tools in the movement to open opportunities and remove obstacles to Black participation in local tech ecosystems.
The voices of marginalized tech practitioners.
Innovation, in people and systems.
The capacity of Black communities to dream, build, and thrive in the tech sector.
Collaboration among tech ecosystem stakeholders.
Change. Without it, local tech ecosystems will never fulfill their economic potential or their capacity to revitalize Black communities.
Co-Founder & CEO
Co-Founder & Education Director
Mark G. Fields
Alsop Louie Partners
SVP, Strategy, Analytics & Research
Chief Technology Officer
City of Chicago
Senior Director of Government and External Affairs
Director of Operations and Purchasing
Cook County Office of David Orr
EVP Client Engagement
Deputy Chief of Staff for Civic Engagement
Illinois State Treasurer's Office