Keynote Speaker

Felecia Hatcher is a White House Award-Winning Entrepreneur, globally sought after speak and author who is on a mission to rid our communities of innovation deserts by working with community leaders and government officials to create inclusive and diverse startup ecosystems as the Co-Founder of Code Fever and Black Tech Week.

Code Fever is an initiative connects minority led startup founders to capital through their VC in Residence program,  tech skills training for African American and Caribbean youth and young adults in the areas of technology and entrepreneurship through full stack development coding boot camps, in school programs and an annual week long emerging technology summit called BlackTech Week. As an Author, Social Entrepreneur and the Chief Popsicle of Feverish Ice Cream, Hatcher was named one of the Empact 100 Top 100 Entrepreneurs under the age of 30 by the White House and Kauffman Foundation in 2011, a 2014 White House Champion of Change for STEM Access and Diversity, a Black Enterprise Innovator of the Week, Essence Magazine Tech Master, and featured on the NBC Today Show, The Cooking Channel, and Grio’s 100 African American’s Making History.

Following her passions for food, in 2008 Hatcher founded Feverish Pops a Miami based gourmet popsicle manufacturing company with clients like Google, Airbnb, Paypal and Whole Foods. Hatcher is also the author of 5 books: Start your Business on a Ramen Noodle Budget, Focused, Become an Epic Expert, PopPreneurs  and the C Students Guide to Scholarships. She is married to her amazing husband Derrick and both of them are proud parents of their beautiful daughter Ori.