ABOUT

ABOUT

BLACK PROFESSIONALS IN TECH NETWORK

Black Professionals in Tech Network (BPTN) bridges the talent gap in the tech industry by providing Black technical and business professionals with access to senior executive sponsorship, skill development and a strong peer network to support their career growth.

OUR 2019 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

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4000+ PROFESSIONALS

Participated in our events so far, and our goal is to engage 2000+ more professionals this year alone.​

HAPPY REGISTERED ATTENDEE

9 SOLD OUT EVENTS​

Our events consistently sell out in less than one week. The demand is there and growing.​

TITLE SPONSOR

20+ CORPORATE PARTNERS​

Joined our mission in less than a year, and are key supporters at our events.​

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SOLD OUT BFUTR SUMMIT​

With 1200+ attendees present, 144 on the waitlist; 20 Companies and 40 Speakers in the room.​

Black Professionals in Tech Network

Our Philosophy

We believe that talent is a precious commodity, and in today’s global economy, a diverse and talented workforce provides a tremendous competitive advantage. Research has proven that teams and senior leadership that are diverse, significantly impact an organization’s bottom line and drive innovation. World-class organizations are distinguishing themselves by attracting and retaining people who have different backgrounds, ideas and perspectives. At BPTN, we’re curating an engaged community of Black technical and business talent to help drive the innovation economy

 

Our Mission

We’re providing Black professionals in the tech industry access to a strong peer network, senior executive sponsorship and skills building to support their development and growth

Our Vision

We’re pushing the future of tech forward by creating a space for Black professionals in tech to gather, grow and evolve – all while being a conduit for companies to engage this talent

Our Strategy

HIGHLY ENGAGED NETWORK

Create an active community for Black technology professionals to connect, share and learn by hosting social engagements, thought leaders in discussion, and formal networking events.

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Provide professional training and resources that help our network not only develop best-in-class capabilities, but the next-in class capabilities to be successful in the tech ecosystem.

TALENT ACQUISITION & RETENTION

Assist companies to reduce their “time to hire” by supporting them to connect to a curated pipeline of Black technical and business professionals. We also support companies to build a robust diversity, inclusion and belonging strategy.