Christine Johnson

Christine Celise Johnson is the CEO and Founder of DiversiTech. She is one of the leaders in the national technology inclusion movement, aligned with organizations representing the interests of ethnic minorities, women, youth, LGBTQ and other marginalized groups. She has frequently be a panelist to discuss women and minorities in technology across the country. Christine’s work has been covered in various publications including Silicon Bayou, Black Enterprise, Tech Cocktail, Washington Business Journal and Miami Herald, as well as featured on Technology Today Radio, The Mario Armstrong Show, National Public Radio (NPR) and others. She has been featured as a leading woman in technology by #NPRWIT and is considered a staple of various regional technology startup communities. She has been recognized as one of the leading women in technology by In The Capital and Luxury Magazine, and awarded for her commitment by Women in Bio and Baltimore’s


Johnson, the author, posing in the middle of a group of five other SXSW attendees. A large conference banner is behind them.

Networking for Capital: Advice for Entrepreneurs Getting Started in Tech

If companies founded by underrepresented groups are to grow and scale, they must be vigilant in creating their sphere of influence.