Black Tech Week announces Serena Williams as keynote speaker for July conference

Black Tech Week, the conference on building the black tech ecosystem will be held in Cincinnati, OH from July 18-22, Serena Williams has confirmed as the event’s keynote speaker. As Managing Partner of Serena Ventures, the world-class athlete empowers the founders with the company’s Play To Win strategy, fusing a champion mindset and unparalleled network to support innovation in industries like fintech, e-commerce and others.

In May, Black Tech Week announced the schedule of events for Cincinnati 2022. Taking place July 18-22, the conference features more than 60 sessions and features more than 50 tech influencers, minority innovators, and ecosystem builders as guest speakers. In addition to Serena Williams, guest speakers include Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code, Arlan Hamilton, founder of Hire Runner and Backstage Capital, Janeen Uzzell, CEO of the National Black Society of Engineers – and more – sharing their experience and their advice. around technology and the life cycle of startups. Black Tech Week events are also featured with support from Uber, Main Street Ventures, and more.

“Black Tech Week is a movement in support of the success of ecosystems built by black founders,” said Serena Williams, Managing Partner of Serena Ventures. “I look forward to joining this strong community of talent, connecting and impacting the future of technology.”

To register for this year’s Black Tech Week in Cincinnati, view the schedule, and learn more about the speakers, please click here.