Black Tech Recruiter of the Year

Top 3 Finalist Announcements Coming Soon!

Adedeji Onabule

AVP, Workforce Intelligence and Talent Acquisition

Citi

Ade is an HR professional with 8+ years in recruitment, specializing in tech talent at Citi, focusing on diversity. Skilled in candidate management and negotiations.

Adijat Akinsipe

Director, Enterprise Technology & Digital Recruitment

Royal Bank of Canada

From tech expert to talent strategist, Adijat drives diversity in tech hiring and nurtures underrepresented groups. Passionate about storytelling and empowering women in tech.

Angelo Di Marino

Senior Talent Advisor

BMO

Angelo is a talent advisor who excels in securing top talent through strong relationships and a focus on diversity and inclusion, especially in Indigenous hiring and BPTN support.

Erich Johnson

Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition

theScore Media & Gaming / PENN Interactive

A diversity advocate with 19 years of experience, Erich excels in bias management and inclusive dialogue, leveraging his superpower to change perspectives without blame.

Yinka Coker

Client Lead Recruiter

Amazon

A Talent Acquisition leader with 9+ years at companies like Amazon and Microsoft, Yinka uses his vast network to hire diverse tech talent globally and supports Black Software Engineers.

Behind every great tech talent is a recruiter who saw potential. The Black Tech Recruiter of the Year award honors the individuals who match skills with opportunities and champion diversity in the tech workspace, ensuring that the doors of opportunity are open to all.

For this award, nominate people who:

About This Award

This award recognizes a recruiter’s excellence in finding great talent and advocating for candidates, ensuring that the tech industry’s future is as diverse as our world. It’s not just about placing talent; it’s about understanding the pulse of the industry and recognizing the power of diverse perspectives.

Nominate a recruiter who has significantly impacted the careers of Black tech professionals and contributed to the industry’s advancement through inclusive recruitment practices.

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