Black Chief Executive Officers

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This is a list of current and former Black Chief Executives Officers (CEOs) from around the world.

Born: October 4, 1957, Queens, NY; Company: Def Jam, Phat Form, Rush Communications, UniRush; Position: Co-Founder; Industry: Media, Financial…

Ryan Wilson

Born: c. 1989, Atlanta, Georgia; Occupation: Lawyer, Businessman; Position: CEO, Co-founder; Company: The Gathering Spot Holdings; Industry:…

Sara Menker

Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: Founder & CEO; Company: Gro Intelligence, Inc.; Industry: Information Technology; Residence: United…

Sean Combs

Born: November 4, 1969, Harlem, New York; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Founder & CEO; Company: Combs Enterprises LLC; Industry:…

Segun Agbaje

Born: c. 1964; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Group Chief Executive Officer; Company: Guaranty Trust Holding Company PLC; Industry:…

Shawn "Jay Z" Carter

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

Shellye Archambeau

Born: July 6, 1962; Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: former Chief Executive Officer; Company: MetricStream; Industry: Technology, Computer…

Born: 1958, Zimbabwe; Position: Former Group President and CEO (2011 - 2015); Company: MTN Group; Industry: Telecommunications; Country: South…

Sim Tshabalala

Born: December 15, 1967, Hlabisa Local Municipality, South Africa; Position: CEO; Company: Standard Bank Group Ltd.; Industry: Financial Services; …

Occupation: Businessperson; Position: CEO; Company: Avisare Corp.; Industry: Computer Software; Residence: United States; Nationality: American

Stacy Brown-Philpot

Born: 10/26/1975, Detroit, Michigan,; Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: Founding Member; Company: SB Opportunity Fund; Industry: Venture…

Born: Oct. 7, 1951, Roanoke, Ala. Company: Alcoa Inc. Position: Director Industry: Financial Services Country: United States

Steve Stoute

Born: June 26, 1970, Queens, New York City, New York; Position: Founder, CEO; Company: Translation LLC. ; Industry: Marketing and Advertising; …

Steven Williams

Occupation: Businessman; Position: Chief Executive Officer (CEO); Company: PepsiCo Foods North America; Industry: Food, Beverages ; …

Born: March 11, 1952, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Position: Chairman & CEO; Company: Epic Records; Industry: Media/Music; Residence: United…

Thasunda Brown Duckett

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

Born: 1961; Position: CEO; Company: REIT at Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.; Industry: Real Estate; Country: United States

Born: July 29, 1962, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Executive Chairman; Company: Freedom Acquisition I…

Tina Wells

Born: Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Position: Founder & CEO, Company: Buzz Marketing Group, Industry: Professional Service, Country: United States

Tope Awotona

Born: c. 1981, Lagos, Nigeria; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Founder & CEO; Company: Calendly LLC; Industry: Computer Software; …