Ayori Selassie

Ayori is an engineer, investor, passionate speaker and advocate for the power of diversity of thought and the influence of women and other underrepresented groups on the convergence of culture, technology and startups. She is a self taught software developer since age 11 and first founder at age 16 and has worked in tech sector for the last 17 years.

Ayori spent the last 8 years working at Salesforce as a top performer in Sales, Product Management and Information Technology. She’s lead several initiatives at Salesforce to support women and underrepresented groups of color including serving as President of Boldforce, (an employee resource group she founded) where she leads a charter to drive business results & connections through diversity, inclusion & philanthropy. Prior to Salesforce Ayori held engineering roles at ABB Inc and Schneider Electric.