2018 HOST COMMITTEE

Each year, leaders and influencers in technology, entrepreneurship, and education come together to make HBCU@SXSW an overwhelming success. Our hosts are committed to ensuring that as many high potential technical and non-technical students are able to experience all that SXSW has to offer, including the opportunity to connect with recruiters for summer internships, apprenticeships and full-time work.

Shanterria Sampson
Cofounder
Kingonomics

Mark Mathewson
Managing Vice President, Technology
Capital One

Keisha Ebbesen
Senior Recruiter
Microsoft

Rodney Bullard
Vice President of Community Affairs
Chick-fil-A Foundation 

Maurice Wilkins
Program Manager, Inclusion
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Rodney S. Sampson
Executive Chairman & CEO
Opportunity Hub

Tania Webb
Director
Deloitte & Touche

X Jernigan
Head of North America
Spotify

Cheryl Wade
Head, Diversity & Inclusion
Booz Allen Hamilton

Chimere Faison Barnard
Diversity + Inclusion Talent Lead
MailChimp

Wayne G. Davis
SVP Human Resources, Technology
Comcast 

Barbara Furlow-Smiles
Global Diversity Manager
Facebook

Kent Bazemore
Founder & CEO
Arms Foundation

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