8 Black Techies Every Blerd Should Follow on Twitter


Mario Armstrong

Mario Armstrong @MarioArmstrong

With over 18,000 followers on Twitter, Mario Armstrong is one of the most popular Black techies on the social media site. In addition to tweeting interesting tech news, he also shares inspirational messages and appears on NBC’s Today Show to discuss some of technology’s latest trends and other digital lifestyle topics. Many people already know Armstrong as an Emmy Award-winning radio and TV talk show host.

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Kathryn Finney @KathrynFinney

Kathryn Finney has dedicated much of her time to breaking down barriers for Black women in the tech world. Finney is the founder of DigitalUndivided, a platform that aims to close the digital information gap for women and people of color. Much of her Twitter feed is dedicated to that cause and mirrors those sentiments. With over 12,000 followers and a big personality, Finney has become quite the social media socialite in the tech industry.

Interview With Digital Lifestyle Expert Mario Armstrong: ‘You Are In Control Of Your Destiny’

This is an interview with Mario Armstrong, a digital lifestyle expert, a TV personality, a parent, and an entrepreneur. Armstrong has been featured on The TODAY Show and a few other places. Mario is a committed husband and dad, and recognizes his commitment to his family first and foremost. Mario talks about why, in business, it’s important to build a community BEFORE you need it, and the challenges of getting his own TV show.

Video credit: James Oliver, Jr. is a husband to an amazing wife, Ayana, and co-founder of the world’s cutest twins, Thaddeus and Zoe. James is a tech entrepreneur who successfully raised private investment capital for his startup, WeMontage, the world’s only website that lets you turn your photos into large collages on removable wallpaper. James graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Morehouse College and has an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC-Chapel Hill. Follow @jamesoliverjr on twitter and via treplifedad on Facebook and G+. You can connect with James via his lifestyle blog for parent entrepreneurs:www.treplifedad.com.<