A Spotlight on Black Tech Street

A Spotlight on Black Tech Street

This episode of Afternoon Cyber Tea sheds light on Black Tech Street, a groundbreaking initiative founded by Tyrance Billingsley. Black Tech Street serves as a platform for Black tech entrepreneurs and professionals to break into the industry, build wealth, and tap into their human potential through storytelling and program development. Tyrance and Ann Johnson delve into the impact of community on Black Tech Street, the significance of representation in inspiring future tech leaders, and the programs and initiatives that security leaders can participate in to support the movement.

If you're interested in learning more about Black Tech Street and the initiatives they offer to support Black tech professionals, check out the resources section of the podcast. Here, you can find links to Tyrance and Ann's LinkedIn profiles, as well as other Microsoft podcasts like Uncovering Hidden Risks, Security Unlocked, and the CISO Series with Bret Arsenault.

Overall, this episode serves as a valuable introduction to an important movement that seeks to increase diversity in the tech industry and provide opportunities for underrepresented groups to achieve their full potential.

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Afternoon Cyber Tea with Ann Johnson
Afternoon Cyber Tea with Ann Johnson

Ann Johnson, Corporate Vice President, Business Development, Security, Compliance & Identity at Microsoft, talks with cybersecurity thought leaders and influential industry experts about the trends shaping the cyber landscape and what should be top-of-mind for the C-suite and other key decision makers. Ann and her guests explore the risk and promise of tools and systems powered by AI, IoT, machine learning, and other emerging technology, as well as the impact on how humans work, communicate, consume information, and live in this era of digital transformation. Please note, the opinions expressed by guests on this podcast are their own and are not endorsed by, nor do they necessarily reflect opinions of, Microsoft or Ann Johnson.

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