ITSMF Recognizes Technology Industry Icons

ATLANTA, February 8, 2018 – Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) is proud to announce its 2018 award recipients: Mr. Christopher Gray, Ms. Yoli Chisholm and Dr. S. Keith Hargrove. These recipients will be honored at the 14th annual Technology Achievement Awards Ceremony on March 9, 2018 at The Renaissance Dallas Hotel in Texas.  Read more

ITSMF Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement and Pledges to Bridge the Diversity and STEM Gap

#GivingTuesday

ITSMF has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the US) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their local communities and to give back in impactful ways to the charities and causes they support. Read more

Learn How ITSMF Membership is Changing for 2018

The ITSMF Board, Membership Committee and staff have reviewed the current membership structure to better meet the needs of our growing membership body.  

Tampa Forges ITSMF Partnership to Address Skills and Diversity Gaps in Technology

ATLANTA, NOVEMBER 1, 2017 – Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) is partnering with the Tampa, FL market, for the first time, to host its 4th Quarter 2017 SymposiumRead more

ITSMF Teams with New York Jets’ Kelvin Beachum, Jr.

ATLANTA, JULY 24, 2017 – Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) is pleased to announce Kelvin Beachum, Jr. as the presenting sponsor and keynote of its 1st Quarter 2018 Symposium and 14th annual Technology Achievement Awards. Read more

ITSMF Bolsters its Role in Increasing Diversity in the Technology Industry

ATLANTA, JULY 18, 2017 – In June 2017, the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) joined forces with more than 150 CEOs from some of the world’s leading companies to support CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Read more

Inaugural Induction of 2017 ITSMF Fellows

Riding the wave of a 20-year milestone, ITSMF began 2017 with an even stronger intent to fulfill its mission and vision.  Our 1st Quarter Symposium and Annual Technology Achievement Awards set the backdrop for us to recognize and honor true catalysts for nurturing future leaders as we inducted our very first ITSMF Fellows. Read more

Hidden Figures and ITSMF

Hidden Figures and ITSMF

Hidden Figures and ITSMF

By Carla Ogunrinde, ITSMF Chairperson

February 2, 2017

Before the Oscar-nominated film, Hidden Figures, hit theaters, the words “black,” “women,” engineering,” “mathematics,” and “space race” would have seldom been organized into a single, coherent, and comprehensible sentence. But, thanks to Margot Lee Shetterly who authored the compelling novel the film is based on, those words now inspire a new way of thinking about the often-overlooked women who made a significant impact on the historic moments we honor today.

 

 

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NSBE and ITSMF Team Up to Boost Tech Opportunities

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) has entered a formal partnership with the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF), to recruit, retain and develop black talent in the technology sector pipeline, from pre-college students to executive leaders.

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