President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts. Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key administration posts including: David H. Segura, Appointee for Member, Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations.
David H. Segura is Chief Executive Officer and founder of VisionIT, a global IT solutions firm with headquarters in Detroit, Michigan. Mr. Segura is also a founding architect and current Vice Chair of the nation’s first Hispanic senior-level IT executive organization, the Hispanic IT Executive Council, as well as a long-standing member of the Information Technology Senior Management Forum which is focused on advancing African American IT leadership. Most recently he was selected by President Obama as one of the 50 CEOs to participate in the White House Forum on Modernizing U.S. Government.
CYJ Enterprises and BDPA Detroit Encourages Americans to Get Ready during National Preparedness Month (NPM). CYJ Enterprises and BDPA Detroit is proud to be participating in the seventh annual National Preparedness Month (NPM) in September. Sponsored by FEMA’s Ready Campaign, NPM is a nationwide effort encouraging individuals, families, businesses, and communities to work together and take action to prepare for emergencies.
Senate Testimony on Equal Opportunity Employment in Technology. One of my co-convenors in the Coalition is Jacqueline S. Anderson, who began working with Bank of America 18 years ago as a teller ... People like Jackie have an organization called Black Data Processing Associates that holds programming classes for high school students each Saturday. The chapters around the country have a programming competition each August.
Innovation and the Evolving Black IT Organization Scene. Wayne Hicks, executive director of the BDPA Education and Technology Foundation, recently raised a question in his blog that’s been begging to be raised for a long time: Where is BDPA when it comes to innovation?