Discover Black Entrepreneurs & Executives from Around the World

Black entrepreneurs, executives and companies research made simple.

We are compiling the most comprehensive reference list of the worlds most successful black entrepreneurs & C-Suite executives.

Our focus is on showcasing black entrepreneurs and executives, but success has no colour. So pursue your dreams like you are colourless. Your success or failure depends on your state of mind, not the colour of your skin or the obstacles that you may face. All people face obstacles in life, so accept that there are challenges you must overcome, focus and get to work. After all, if Sarah Breedlove, aka Madam C. J. Walker, a Black American entrepreneur, could become a millionaire and the wealthiest self made woman in America at the time of her death in 1919. What excuses do you really have?

Recently Added Profiles

Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: CEO and Co-Founder; Company: Praxis Labs; Industry: Education; Residence: United States; Nationality:…

Born: July 22, 1973, Rochester, New York; Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: President, CEO; Company: Teachers Insurance and Annuity…

Born: June 8, 1977, Atlanta, Georgia; Occupation: Rapper, Music Producer, Fashion Designer, Businessman; Position: Founder; Company: Yeezy; …

Born: c. 1962, USA; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Co-Founder and President; Company: WinsCo Enterprises Inc.; Industry: Business…

Born: c. 1964, Ibadan, Nigeria; Occupation: Businessman; Position: former Chairman, CEO; Company: Tapestry, Inc. ; Industry: Apparel,…

Black Billionaires

There are currently 13 known black billionaires (2019/03). Nigerian business magnate Alhaji Aliko Dangote is the world's richest black person, with a net worth of $14.1 billion. Isabel dos Santos, age 46 years (Born: April 20, 1973), is the youngest black billionaire on our list.

Born: April 10, 1957, Kano, Kano State, Nigeria; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Chairman, President; Company: The Dangote Group; …

Born: April 1, 1973 in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR; Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: Investor; Company: Unitel International Holdings BV,…

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Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam on Thursday resigned in the wake of a spying scandal at the bank.

Iqbal Khan, formerly head of Credit Suisse’s wealth…

David Drummond, one of the highest ranking black executives in tech, is stepping down as chief legal officer of Google's parent company Alphabet. Mr.…

When an Angolan court froze the assets of Isabel dos Santos, Africa’s richest woman it was widely seen as the strongest signal the country’s…

Black CEO's of Fortune 500 Companies

Born: December 17, 1954, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Position: Chairman, Chief Executive Officer; Company: Merck & Co., Inc.; Industry: Health…

Born: October 28, 1951, Washington, D.C.; Position: President and CEO; Company: TIAA-CREF; Industry: Insurance; Country: United States

Recently Updated Profiles

Born: August 15, 1935, Atlanta, Georgia; Died: March 1, 2021, Washington, D.C.; Company: Lazard Frères & Co. LLC; Position: Senior Managing…

Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: Co-Chief Executive Officer (co-CEO); Company: Waymo; Industry: Transportation, Autonomous Vehicles; …

Born: December 4, 1969, Brooklyn, NY; Company: Roc Nation; Position: Founder; Industry: Media, Entertainment, Publishing, Fashion; Residence:…

Born: January 13, 1970. Chicago, Illinois; Occupation: Film & Television Writer & Producer, Businesswoman; Position: Founder, producer,…

Born: 1956, Springs, Gauteng, South Africa; Died: January 9, 2021; Company: Peotona Group Holdings Ltd. Position: CEO; Industry: Investment Firm;…