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Kishau Rogers is a technology entrepreneur using computer science, systems thinking, and common sense to create intelligent human-centered solutions. As the Founder and CEO of Time Study, Kishau is the first Black woman in Virginia to raise millions in venture capital to scale her tech startup. In 2018, Kishau launched TimeStudy Inc., a platform that uses artificial intelligence to help enterprises understand the impact of how their employees spend their time. Headquartered in Virginia and New York, Time Study is used by many of the top health systems in the United States. She also founded and operated software consulting firm, Websmith Inc, and for over fifteen years, partnering with leading health & research organizations across the globe in making their software ideas real.
Kishau is featured in national publications including the Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, NFIB, Black Enterprise, and Forbes. She is a recipient of many awards including the VCU Distinguished Alumni (in Computer Science), NAWBO Women in STEM award, the Lyn McDermid Community Impact Award, and the MBL Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
At the core of Kishau’s work is an intention to make a real, positive difference in the world. She served as an advisor for the first U.S. White House Hackathon for Foster Care and is the co-founder of SheHacks Africa a software engineering intensive providing training to youth in over seventeen African nations. In her commitment to diversity in entrepreneurship and STEM, she also serves as an advisor/board member for organizations like Level Up Ventures, University of Florida’s Center for Arts, Migration & Entrepreneurship, AI for Afrika, Embodiology, and VCU’s Department of Computer Science.
Kishau grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia and holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Virginia Commonwealth University. To learn more about her work, visit kishau.com.
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