Join Networks Plus for the next few weeks of Black History Month as we highlight various African American innovators and inventors within the tech and web world! Each Friday, two new figures will be introduced with their accomplishments. Have suggestions of someone we should feature? Let us know on our Facebook Page!
Kenneth J. Dunkley (1966 – )
Kenneth J. Dunkley is the president of the Holospace Laboratories, Inc. His notable achievement is the creation of 3-D glasses, which allows the viewing of 3-D effects without needing mirrors and optical elements. He is a visual pioneer, and a leader in the field of holography.
Chinedo Echeruo is a Nigeria born tech entrepreneur who founded Hopstop.com and Tripology. Hopstop.com is a website that gives users door-to-door directions using mass transit, taxi, walking, biking, and car rental options in major cities and countries including the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Russia, and more. It had been acquired by Apple in 2013.
Tripology is a travel referral website which connects travelers with travel specialists. It had been aquired by USA Today Travel Media Group.