2021 NOLA Tech 30 Honorees 

4th Annual NOLA Tech 30 – is an opportunity to recognize the Black and Brown creatives, innovators and advocates making a mark in tech. Let’s celebrate Black excellence together. 

Celebrating Black Excellence in Technology!

Kailyn Turner

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Levelset

Alana Harris

Embrace The Culture

Mayor's Office of Cultural Economy

Marseyas Fernandez

Owner

MSF Global

Mykia Smith

IT Systems Analyst

LCMCHealth

Rose Espiritu

Software Engineer

Lucid

Ryan McFarland

Software Engineer

Home Depot

Rhonda Broussard

Founder & CEO

Beloved Community

India King Robbins

Executive Director

NOVAC

Calvin Mills

CEO

SLT Technology

Scottie Jackson

Cybersecurity Engineer for

Science Application International Corporation (SAIC)

Malery A. Louis

Editor-In-Chief

SUNO

Terysa Ridgeway

Technical Program Manager

Google

Vantonio Hall

Application Developer

IBM

Andrea Dempsey

Sr. Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Programs

AWS

Dennis Sigur

Computer Science Instructor

Dillard University

Sidney Jackson

Digital Marketer and Founder

Revision Marketing Group

Irene Wambui

Business Development Director

Online Optimism

Kia Robinson Hatfield

Director of Programs, Marketing and Communications

Jazz and Heritage Foundation

Jasmine Brown

Public Policy Manager

GNO Inc.

Theresa Jones

Owner and Principal Consultant

EVALV IQ (pronounced evolve)

Nia Weeks

Founder and Executive Director

Citizen SHE United

Lee Hardy

Executive Producer

WBOK.1230

Larry Lavallais Jr.

Owner and Founder

True Care Technology

Dawn Richard

Artist & Creative

Tandra LeMay

Director of State Government Affairs

Verizon

Brian Davis

Director of Applications Development

LSU

Taiwan Brown

Vice President of Diversity and Workforce Strategies

Entergy

Krystal James

Strategic Initiatives Coordinator

Delgado Community College

Tara Hernandez

Investor and Fund Manager

Reform Ventures, LLC.