Black Tech Executive of the Year

Top 3 Finalist Announcements Coming Soon!

Alex Coleman

Chief Information Officer / Assistant Deputy Minister

Government of Ontario

Alex Coleman, CIO at Ontario's Children and Youth Services, enhances digital solutions for vulnerable sectors and champions diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Issa Guindo

Chief Data & Analytics Officer

PwC

As PwC's Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Issa leads a data-centric transformation, fostering diversity and mentorship in the tech industry.

Marc Christopher Starks

Managing Director Strategic Initiatives

BMO

A 25-year IT veteran, Mark Starks drives digital transformation and agile frameworks, contributing significantly to BMO's growth and DEI initiatives.

Tony Gauda

Chief Architect of Security, Fraud, and Risk & VP of Technology

Intuit

Tony Gauda, a tech executive and entrepreneur, excels in cybersecurity and fraud prevention, mentoring future leaders and fostering diversity in tech.

Wayne Cross

Director Cyber Security and Infrastructure Operations

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Wayne leads IT Security and Operations at a major law firm, donates tech resources to Jamaica, and mentors in tech education and cybersecurity.

The Black Tech Executive of the Year award honors a visionary leader who has achieved remarkable success in the tech industry and lifted others on their journey. This award is a tribute to those who lead with purpose, drive innovation, and embody the spirit of empowerment.

For this award, nominate people who:

About This Award

In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology, Black executives are forging new paths and setting new standards. This award celebrates the achievements of a Black tech executive who has made outstanding contributions to their organization, championed diversity and inclusion, and served as a beacon for current and future generations of tech talent.

Don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate excellence. Nominate a leader who is excelling in their field and actively creating a legacy that will inspire for years to come.

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