Black Chief Executive Officers

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

Charles D. King

Occupation: Businessman, Lawyer; Position: Founder, CEO; Company: MACRO; Industry: Film & television; Residence: United States; …

Born: 1959, Little Rock, Arkansas; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Managing Partner and Co-Founder; Company: RECOGNIZE Partners; Industry:…

Cheryl McKissack Daniel

Born: May 15, 1961, Nashville, Tennessee; Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: President and CEO; Company: McKissack & McKissack; Industry:…

Chika Nwobi

Occupation: Businessman; Position: Founder, CEO; Company: Decagon; Industry: Consult, Training, Software; Residence: United States; …

Chris Bennett

Occupation: Businessman; Position: Co-Founder, CEO; Company: Wonderschool; Industry: Education Technology (EdTech); Residence: United States; …

Chris Lighty

Born: May 8, 1968, The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA; Died: August 30, 2012, Riverdale, New York City, New York, USA; Position: CEO; …

Born: April 11, 1956, Vicksburg, Mississippi; Position: Former Chief Executive Officer and President; Company: Darden Restaurants, Inc.; Industry:…

Born: September 13, 1926, Boston, MA; Position: former chairman, CEO; Company: TIAA-CREF; Industry: Insurance; Country: United States

Clinton A. Lewis

Occupation: Businessman; Position: CEO; Company: AgroFresh Solutions, Inc.; Industry: Farm Products; Residence: United States; Nationality:…

Daymond John

Born: February 23, 1969, Brooklyn, New York; Occupation: Businessman, Television Personality, Investor, Author, Motivational Speaker; Position:…

Born: c. 1958, Bennettsville, South Carolina; Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: Chairman, CEO, President (retired); Company: Carver Bancorp,…

Debra Lee

Born: August 8, 1954, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Position: Chairman and CEO Emeritus; Company: BET Holdings, Inc.; Industry: Media; Country:…

Born: March 30, 1963, Chicago, IL.; Company: Cleveland Avenue, LLC; Position: Founder, CEO; Industry: Venture Capital & Private Equity; Country:…

Born: August 14, 1959. Lansing, Michigan; Occupation: Businessman; Company: Magic Johnson Enterprises; Industry: Services; Position: Chairman,…

Frank Clyburn

Occupation: Businessman; Position: CEO, member of the Board; Company: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.; Industry: Specialty Chemicals; …

Born: c. 1946 Occupation: businessman, lawyer; Position: Chairman and CEO (retired); Company: Commonwealth Edison; Industry: Utilities; …

Born: January 14, 1949, Seattle, Washington Company: Revolution LLC Position: Director Industry: Financial Services Country: United States

Franklin Leonard

Occupation: film and television producer, businessman; Position: Founder & CEO; Company: The Black List, LLC; Industry: Media; Residence:…

Freddie Figgers

Born: September 26, 1989; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Founder, CEO; Company: Figgers Communications; Industry: Communication Services; …

Funke Opeke

Born: c. 1961, Ibadan, Oyo state; Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: founder and CEO; Company: MainOne; Industry: Internet Infrastructure; …