Black Breakout Professional of the Year - Technology Division, Sponsored by Intuit

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John Matthews

CEO

Prothymos Innovations, LLC

Prothymos Innovations' founder, John, launched e-Bless & E-Bless Finance, aiding the underserved with fintech solutions since 2019.

Lucky Temitope Osunbiyi

Payments Software Application Developer

BMO Financial Group

BMO developer and BPN Canada's youngest member, Lucky Osunbiyi, excels in software, community building, and photography, inspiring tech creativity.

Nicole McGarrell

Senior Product Analyst

Loblaw Companies Limited

Nicole McGarrell, a Sr. Product Analyst at Loblaw, champions DEI in tech with a 19-year progressive career, emphasizing mentorship and innovation.

Onyeka Illoh

Director, Cloud Risk & Governance

Sun Life

Onyeka Illoh leads Cloud Risk & Governance at Sun Life, promoting diversity and innovation in tech, founding Tech Connects to bridge talent gaps.

Tracelle Palmer

Director, Learning Technology

Public Services Health and Safety Association

Directing learning tech at Public Services Health and Safety Association, this leader transforms training with innovative solutions.

In the tech world, breaking out is about breaking through barriers and setting new standards. The Black Breakout Professional of the Year in Technology honors the bright minds driving the conversation forward with their innovative ideas and contributions.

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About This Award

This award recognizes the rising technology stars who have shown exceptional growth, innovation, and influence in the tech sector. It’s for those who stand at the forefront of technology, shaping the future with their projects and initiatives.

Celebrate a professional who’s making significant strides in tech. Nominate someone who is on the path to great success.

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