Anjuan Simmons Keynote Speaker
- Technical Program Manager, Questback
- Author, "Minority Tech: Journaling Through Blackness and Technology"
- Thought leader in social media, design, diversity, and leadership
Anjuan Simmons is a technologist with a successful track record of delivering technology solutions from the user interface to the database. He is currently a software project manager and Certified Scrum Master at a leading construction software manufacturer, and he has previously worked as an executive for Accenture, Deloitte, and Infosys, all multi-billion dollar technology services companies with hundreds of clients around the world.
Anjuan is also an energetic and informative speaker who often presents at conferences, seminars, schools, and community events. He is a sought after thought leader on Agile software development, design, diversity, and leadership. Drawing from his work experience as well as his educational background, Anjuan delivers presentations that focus on facts and provide simple explanations of complex ideas.
Anjuan is the author of Minority Tech: Journaling Through Blackness and Technology. The book is an essay anthology of the author’s online and print works organized around the themes of Blackness, technology, diversity, and our collective humanity. Using logic, humor, and an unflinching willingness to engage in tough conversations about race in America, Anjuan tackles perceptions of Blackness in America, the need for a Code of Conduct for Black men, the value of affirmative action, the impact of the first African American to ascend to the White House on the Black psyche, and other relevant topics.
Anjuan has an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Texas A&M University (where he was the first person voted by his fellow MBA students to serve as Student Speaker during their graduation ceremony).