Meet the New Board Chairman at Microsoft

It’s true that there is a dearth of African Americans in the technology field, but today, we can put one (a big one) in the “win” column.

John Thompson, a proud FAMU graduate no less, has just slid into the seat once occupied by digital icon Bill Gates.

He is now the board chairman for Microsoft.

**thunderous virtual applause**

Thompson has been a board member for two years.  Read more about his achievement and impressive resume HERE at ZDnet.