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Tech Fest Live.

Founded in 2020, our mission is to change the narrative on the lack of diversity in STEM related fields. We are equipping underserved young adults with the skills, information and opportunities that encourage their involvement and investment in STEM based career fields and hobbies that benefit their passions and help fuel their dreams. 

  • sparks the mind with ideas to create a brighter future

    Equips underserved youth with the skills needed to both survive and thrive in today’s ever-evolving economy and society.

  • Tech Fest understands that knowledge is power

    More than a tech event but a pathway to knowledge, empowerment, and financial freedom.

Our target audience consists of students in the Greater Houston area attending schools in the Houston, Fort Bend, Cypress Fairbanks, Alief, Aldine, Klein, and Katy independent school districts. 

As of 2020, we’ve worked with over 24 panelists and presenters with help from RI Studios, VMWare, HNTB, Patchr, Kids Robotics Academy, The Greater Houston Partnership, Impact Hub, and more.

Who We've Worked With

Our team

Tech Fest live Team.

Khalil Vinson

founder &

Executive Director

An entrepreneur and techie with a B.B.A. in Computer Information Systems , Khalil Vinson witnessed firsthand the beauty that technology holds and the opportunities it is capable of presenting to everyone who embraces it. This led him to create Tech Fest.

billy ayoola

Chief Operating Officer

With a B.B.A. in Entrepreneurship from the University of Houston, Billy Ayoola Jr. is an entrepreneur and consultant with experience running and advising companies in multiple industries. These include healthcare, entertainment, technology, and education. 

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THE FUTURE SO FAR...

Manual Labor Will Be The First To Go

Machines have already mastered 38% of the manual tasks needed in our workplaces and are continuing to learn FAST.

Automation Will Take Over

Nearly 25 Million Americans will have to adjust or change jobs to make room for artificial intelligence.

Educational Training Will Be Done In Augmented & Virtual Reality

From ads that teach us about products to programs that teach doctors how to surgery, AR/VR will make everything hands on.

Everything Will Be Connected To The Internet

With practically everything we own having internet access nowadays, we are not far from 'always being online.' This level of connectivity is due to what's called, 'The Internet of Things' (IoT), which is already a $1.1 trillion dollar market.

A Lot Of Jobs Will Be Replaced

Nearly 85% of the job titles that exists in 2030, haven't been invented yet.

There Will Be A Talent Shortage

There are twice as many tech jobs as there are qualified workers right now, and the demand is growing faster than the supply.

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