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

Born: February 20, 1988, Saint Michael, Barbados; Occupation: Businesswoman, singer, songwriter, actress; Position: Co-Founder; Organizations: …

Born: Trinidad & Tobago; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer; Company:…

DR. KEN WASHINGTON

Born: October 5, 1960; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Chief Technology Officer; Company: Ford Motor Company; Industry: Automotive…

Oladipo Jadesimi

Born: Nigeria; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Executive Chairman; Company: Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL); Industry: Oil &…

Amy Jadesimi

Born: c. 1976, Nigeria; Occupation: Physician, Businessperson; Position: Managing Director; Company: Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL); …

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.

Aliko Dangote

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

Isabel dos Santos

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

Latest Articles

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 C. Drummond

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…

Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote, the world's richest black man, plans to open family office in New York to help diversify his investments. With a net worth of about $15…

Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, unexpectedly passed away early Sunday morning in his sleep. He was 60 years old.

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: July 29, 1962, Côte d’Ivoire; Position: former CEO; Company: Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG; Industry: Financial Services; …

Kobe Bryant

Born: August 23, 1978, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; Died: January 26, 2020 (age 41), Calabasas, California; Position: Co-Founder,…

David C. Drummond

Born: March 6, 1963, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, United States; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Senior Vice President of Corporate…

Occupation: Businessperson; Position: CEO; Company: Kobo360; Industry: Logistics; Residence: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria; Nationality: Nigerian;

Ime Archibong

Born: Kansas, United States; Position: VP Product Partnerships, Head of New Product Experimentation; Company: Facebook; Industry: Technology,…