Oo’s List of Remarkable Black Folks in Tech

Last Update: 2020

Tope Awotona Founder of juggernaut, Calendly

Ime Archibong Head, New Experimentation, Facebook

Erica Joy is Engineering Manager at GitHub.

Marian Croak is VP of Engineering at Facebook and a co-creator of VoIP

Iyin Aboyeji: co-founded Flutterwave & Andela – 2 multi hundred million-dollar companies – before 30 

Shola Akinlade (Paystack), GB Agboola (Flutterwave), Mitchell Elegbe (Interswitch) – Building payment giants in Africa  

Ekechi, Adia of Migo (Nigeria/Brazil) and Tayo, Jay of Paga (Nigeria/Mexico) are leading multi continental fintech players globally.

Temie Giwa of Life Bank literally saving lives. Moving blood and Oxygen via Drones and Bicycles

Funke Opeke of MainOne: To me, the single most impactful individual responsible for broadband penetration in Africa.

Kola Aina of Ventures Platform with almost 40 startups in his portfolio (of which about 10 are Y Combinator companies), is one of the most prolific Angel investors on the African continent.