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Angela Benton

Founder and CEO, Black Web Media

Angela Benton’s experience spans a variety of industries and roles. She has worked at several Internet companies, including InterActive Corp (RealEstate.com, LendingTree.com, and RushmoreDrive.com). She is the Founder & CEO of Black Web Media, which launched the NewME Accelerator and publishes BlackWeb20.com.  Angela and the NewME Accelerator were featured in CNN’s award winning documentary series Black in America: The New Promised Land: Silicon Valley in 2011. She has been recognized as a change agent and one of the Internet industry’s influencers by numerous publications and outlets, including Fast Company, Ebony Magazine, The Root, theGrio, National Urban League, and Black Enterprise Magazine. She is also the youngest Hall of Fame inductee of the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC).