Black Tech Ally of the Year

Meet the Top 3 Finalist

Allan Porter

SVP, Chief Technology Officer

Sun Life

At Sun Life, Allan champions DEI, partnering with BPTN to connect diverse tech talent with opportunities, fostering a culture of inclusivity and mentorship

Gbenga Haastrup


Northwest LLC

Gbenga, a seasoned C-suite GRC leader in FinTech, has shaped compliance frameworks across continents, advancing Nigeria's FinTech legal landscape.

Jide Adeoye

Director, Business Intelligence

goeasy Ltd.

Jide Adeoye boosts goeasy's BI, growing its user base to 2500+ and driving revenue through data insights. He also leads the Afro-Canadian ADE committee.

The Black Tech Ally of the Year award is for an individual who has gone above and beyond to support the growth and success of Black professionals in the tech industry. Allyship in technology means lifting while you climb and opening doors for others to succeed.

For this award, nominate people who:

About This Award

This prestigious award celebrates those who bridge gaps, forge connections, and shine a spotlight on talent that may otherwise go unnoticed. It’s for the champions, the supporters, the allies who are integral to weaving the fabric of diversity and inclusion in tech.

Recognize the dedication of an ally who stands as a pillar of support and drives change. Nominate them now to show appreciation for their unwavering commitment.

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