Celebrating Black History Month, by recognizing 29 Innovators

Wayne Sutton

BuildUp Fund, Inc., General Partner


Wayne Sutton is a passionate entrepreneur, having co-founded both Tech Inclusion and BUILDUPTech Inclusion is dedicated to exploring innovative solutions to diversity and inclusion in tech through the Tech Inclusion Conference, consulting and workshops. While BUILDUP, a Bay Area, non-profit works to connect, mentor and educate underrepresented technology entrepreneurs through the BUILDUP Fellows program and workshops.

As a leading voice in diversity and inclusion in tech, Wayne’s thought leadership/expertise is often featured in media outlets like TechCrunch, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal. He’s also a SXSW Interactive veteran, having presented on “Why Black Leaders Matter in Technology” at the 2015 festival (check out his article of the same title in USA Today).

Join us March 11 to honor our final 10 Awardees.