12 of the Most Accomplished Black People in Technology


Shellye Archambeau, CEO, MetricStream

Shellye Archambeau came on board with enterprise software provider MetricStream in 2002 as its chief executive officer. Archambeau also holds a board position at media and marketing firm Arbitron and Verizon Wireless.

In her career, Archambeau has held several executive roles at companies including Arbitron, Loudcloud, NorthPoint Communications, and Inc. In 2000, Internet World named her one of the top 25 “Click and Mortar” executives in the country. MetricStream has raised $65 million to date and employs fewer than 5,000 people.


Erin Teague, Director of Product Management, Yahoo

Erin Teague worked as the growth product manager for the mobile-only social network Path for two years and is responsible for the company’s astounding user growth in 2013. In the spring, the app was growing by 1 million new users per week. It hit the 10-million-user mark in April. She worked on the product team at Twitter for two years before joining the Path team.

Last fall, she joined Yahoo with a director of product management role. Yahoo is currently valued at around $36.9 billion and employs more than 10,000 people.