Baratunde Thurston

Futurist Comedian; Writer; Activist

Baratunde Thurston is a supervising producer for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central, where he oversees digital expansion. He co-founded Cultivated Wit and the About Race podcast, and he wrote the New York Times bestseller How To Be BlackBaratunde is a highly sought-after public speaker and thought leader who has been part of noteworthy institutions such as Fast Company, TED, the MIT Media LabThe Onion, and the gentrification of Brooklyn, New York.


Op-eds and Blog Posts

Testimony, Interviews, Presentations

Related Events

  • 11.07.17  |  What is the Future of Tech Talent & Diversity?

  • 11.29.16  |  The Glass Room

  • 07.13.16  |  Talking White Privilege with Baratunde Thurston & Judah Friedlander

  • 02.18.16  |  Innovation Breakfast Series: Maria Torres-Springer with Baratunde Thurston

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