Diversity reboot 2021
SPEAKER
Sian
Sian Morson
Summit Speaker
CEO, Kollective Mobile

Sian Morson is the ultimate multi-hyphenate; a change-agent, entrepreneur, author, and investor. An accomplished entrepreneur, Sian has founded 3 tech companies and has been at the forefront of technology for the past 15 years. In 2015, Sian was named one of 3 winners of the L’Oreal Women in Digital Award for her app Cast Beauty; the first Black woman to do so. Sian has authored two books, the best-selling Learn Design for iOS with Sketch and Design for iOS Development. She is currently at work on her 3rd book. Her educational background includes graduation from New York University’s Tisch School of the arts with a bachelor’s degree in Film & Television and a master’s degree in Electronic Art from Middlesex University in London. Currently, Sian is the Director of Strategy and Investments at the Starfish Accelerator – the first of its kind accelerator that invests in storytellers of color. In addition to her work at Starfish, Sian is an active angel investor and advisor to startups and founders including Funder.ai, GlowUp Games, and Kanna. Sian is regularly called upon to speak about topics ranging from diversity, to design and investing; and she has been featured globally in publications including the Wall Street Journal, Marie Claire, Essence, Inc. Magazine and Fast Company.