The Inaugural Blacks in Technology Conference, instantly tagged as BITCON2018, is a 3-day interactive platform for professionals, entrepreneurs, influencers, subject matter experts, students, and thought leaders who share a common goal... increasing the visibility and representation of black men and women in the tech industry.  As we seek to further our mission of establishing a practice of world class excellence, BIT has crafted a stimulating and engaging program that intertwines and encompasses the Twin Cities educational, business, political and tech communities. Utilizing forums such as tech exhibits, career fairs, pitch competitions, networking parties, city innovation tours, lightning talks, and panel discussions, BIT invites you to redefine your career in tech…
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Saturday, October 13 • 7:45am - 9:45am
Plenary Session & Keynote Breakfast

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Blacks in Tech will kick off Day 3 at Best Buy HQ with a keynote breakfast and welcome from Best Buy, CEO  Hubert Joly. Keynotes include Media Personality, Kim  Crayton and Intel VP, Michael Greene. Schedule Listed Below

7:45am - Arrival
8:00am Breakfast begins
8:30am Host Welcome
8:45am CEO Welcome
8:50/8:55am - Fireside Chat w/ Rosalind
9:15 - Kim Crayton Keynote
9:30 - Michael Greene Keynote
9: 45 - Breakfast Ends

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Rosalind Chevreuil

Senior VP, Human Resources, Best Buy
Rosalind Chevreuil is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Best Buy Co., Inc., a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services. She has worked for Best Buy since 1999 and has been an officer at the company since 2012. In her current role... Read More →
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Kim Crayton

Entrepreneur, Kim Crayton LLC
Kim Crayton is the founder of the #causeascene movement and a proud multipotentialite and advocate for diversity, inclusion, and safe spaces in tech, who is committed to facilitating honest conversations and intentional actions for positive change. Kim has years of experience working... Read More →
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Michael Greene

Vice President, Software and Service Group & General Manager, System Technologies and Optimization, Intel
Michael Greene is Intel Vice President and General Manager of the System Technologies & Optimization of Intel’s Software and Services Group. Greene leads a worldwide organization responsible for a broad range of development, validation, enabling, and architecture analysis efforts... Read More →
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Hubert Joly

CEO, Best Buy
Hubert Joly is chairman and CEO of Best Buy Co. Inc., the leading provider of consumer technology products and services, with approximately 125,000 employees in North America and approximately $40 billion in annual revenue.Mr. Joly joined Best Buy in 2012 and led the company through... Read More →
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Toquon tha MC

Toquon Tha MC is known for being a Hype man, Host and an extremely talented rapper. “GOT LUV” was the first single he released independently in 2005 with he's group Soul Elevation. His album “Luv, Peace & Soul Elevation” created a buzz in the Hip Hop community promoting... Read More →
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Jessica Williams

Host, Founder & CEO, True Colors Marketing Firm
Instagram: @missjessicawilliamsJessica is a Host, Speaker and Entrepreneur, with 10 years of media and marketing experience. She is the Founder & CEO of True Colors Marketing Firm in Los Angeles for 6 years, where she helps entrepreneurs and small businesses thrive using branding... Read More →

Saturday October 13, 2018 7:45am - 9:45am CDT
Best Buy HQ - Convention Center 7601 Penn Avenue South Richfield, MN 55423