Andrew West

Andrew West


Andrew West is a visionary who synthesizes facts, events and concepts to develop successful outcomes. His passion for the ever-changing world of information technology drives an expertise and understanding that he easily conveys to audiences. He excels in making the complicated seem simple. West speaks on the subjects of STEM, blacks in IT and technology entrepreneurialism.

West is a published national best-selling author of The Modern CEO: Technology Tools, Innovation & Guidebook for Today’s Tech Savvy Leader. He advocates for technology-integrated learning and mentors many early career technology professionals. 

A technology thought-leader, philanthropist and technology entrepreneur, West is the founding President of NBITLO--the National Black Information Technology Leadership Organization and chief executive officer of Houston-based West Innovation Group, a full service technology support and solutions consulting firm specializing in technology strategy, policy and enterprise deployments.  

Recognized as being spirited, resourceful and persistent, with the highest level of business ethics, he employs these characteristics in the development and implementation of technology solutions and programs that have positively impacted business operations resulting in keen financial management, operational efficiency, and organizational effectiveness. 

West has worked in technology support and management capacities in the corporate sector in broadcasting with CNN – Turner Technology Services in Atlanta, Georgia; telecommunications with MCI Worldcom in Atlanta and Austin Texas; financial services with Capital One Bank, also higher education with Dillard University in New Orleans, and K-12 technology capacities with Algiers Charter Schools Consortium in New Orleans Louisiana. 

Speaker's Topics

  • Technology Tools, Innovation & Guidebook for Today’s Tech Savvy Leader
  • Blacks in Technology
  • STEM -- The Secret to Success for Our Youth

Speaker's Audience

Women's Organizations
Small Business
Professional/Civic Organizations
Men's Organizations
Junior High / Middle School Students
High School Students
Elementary School Students
College Students


"Andrew is today's STEM development thought-leader. He's able to bring a prospective to audiences that is uncommon as the technologist, subject matter expert and passionate driver of increasing technology careers among African Americans." -- conference attendee 

"Mr. West delivered our morning keynote and was passionate, motivating and informative! We can't wait to have him back next year!." -- conference coordinator