Angela Benton

Founder, NewME Accelerator, Founder/Publisher, Black Web 2.0

Monday Lunch Keynote Presentation: Designing Diversity into Tech

Angela Benton has worked at several InterActive Corp businesses including,, and Additionally she has held roles at, UPS, and Homes of Color Magazine. Throughout her career she has worked in a variety of roles in design, marketing, development, and digital strategy.

Presently Angela is the CEO of Black Web Media, which publishes the leading online publication for African-Americans interested in Technology and New Media. Black Web Media's mission is to be a catalyst for innovation and inclusive ideas on the web for African-Americans. She also Founded and Chairs the New Media Entrepreneurship Conference, whose goal is to steer the Internet economy to be more diverse and inclusive.

Angela speaks on topics such as diversity in the web and media industries, web trends, digital strategy, and web 2.0's effects on urban media. She is one of Fast Company Magazine's Most Influential Women in Technology for 2010 and one of Ebony Magazine's Power 150 in 2010, representing 1 of 3 African-Americans in the technology industry alongside David Drummond (Google). She is also the youngest Hall of Fame inductee of Minority Media and Telecommunications Council and a 2010 Woman of Power honoree by the National Urban League.