The mission of Silicon Harlem is to transform urban makets into technology and innovation hubs as a way to ensure economic prosperity for all.
innovation & inspiration
This initiative is designed to build state of the art innovation centers across the country. Located in emerging communities to drive opportunity.
made in harlem
The objective of this movement is to establish Harlem as a location for makers. Innovation leads to business that leads to jobs. The goal is to make it in Harlem.
Diverse Tech Pipeline
The goal of this initiative is to prepare a workforce that is prepared for 21st century careers. A clear commitment to providing skill based learning.
Quick Facts About Clayton
Clayton Banks is the Co-Founder of Silicon Harlem. The mission of Silicon Harlem is to transform Harlem and other urban markets into Innovation and Technology Hubs.
Under his leadership, Silicon Harlem has been able to partner with the Department of Education for New York City to establish an after school STEM based startup accelerator, collaborate with the NYC Mayor’s office to assess wireless broadband in upper manhattan and coordinate a virtual startup incubator for tech based entrepreneurs.
Banks has established a comprehensive next generation technology conference in Harlem, the Silicon Harlem tech conference is focused on envisioning the technological future of urban markets and how innovation can move a community forward.
Prior to Silicon Harlem, Banks has been a pioneer in the cable and communications industry for over two decades.
MY FULL BIO
Science Technology Engineering Science
I build and teach curriculum for all ages
The internet age has ushered in new opportunities for everyone
Data is sparking innovation by providing a basis for problem solving
Ubiquitous and ultra speed broadband empowers every person on the planet
News, Events & Speaking Engagements
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