Monday, November 16, 2015

Special TECH Daily 11/16/15 ... #RIP Hank Williams

Last update: Tuesday 11/17/15 @2:20pm
Special Edition ... Hank Williams, 1965 to 2015, in memoriam

A pioneer in #DiversityInTech, Hank Williams, founder of Platform.org,  passed away yesterday at age 50. Below find some obituaries and tributes. 


  1. Tech entrepreneur and diversity advocate Hank Williams has died at age 50. (Photo: CNN)
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  2. RIP A true champion for You will be missed!



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  3. So incredibly sad to hear about the passing of .Sending love and peace to his wife, daughter, & the entire family
  4. you were my hero. So honored to have opportunity to support your work Hank changed the conversation
  5. So incredibly sad. , "You will be missed" doesn't nearly describe the loss and void your presence will make.
  1. Tech entrepreneur, diversity advocate Hank Williams dies at 50: He is survived by his wife and d...
  2. From USA Today Tech diversity advocate Hank Williams dies at 50
  3. An amazing human being! you will be missed. sincerest & deepest condolences to Williams family. See you in that special place!
  4. Rest in peace to diversity ecosystem pioneer - an innovator, entrepreneur, investor & founder of @Platform.
  5. Very sad to hear that has passed. Founder of & an incredible, tireless leader in our community. Thank you, Hank.
  6. The world just lost a soldier and many of us just lost a family member & friend. Rest in peace . Your legacy will live on, bro.
  7.  RIP, . For those who didn't know him, he was a kind-hearted man with big dreams, and who loved and took care of his family.
  1. Rest in peace Hank Williams. Just met you man. Thanks for what you brought to diversity in business.…
  2. I'm shocked at this: Tech entrepreneur, diversity advocate Hank Williams dies at 50
  3. Saddened to learn of the passing of founder of and tech pioneer.
  1. Hank Williams was a close friend, partner & teacher. We'll miss him dearly & will forever carry his legacy with us.   and 4 others follow
  2. To the we are familia. My deepest condolences. I will stand in solidarity in keeping legacy alive.
  3. Losing is a sad shock. His conference was a game changer focused on diversifying tech.
  4. I just spoke with him a few weeks ago. Still hard to believe entrepreneur, diversity advocate Hank Williams has died
  5. So saddened to hear that NYTM member, tireless leader and advocate, has passed. Thank you for everything
  1. Mourning the loss of , founder of , friend & inspiration who fought hard for diversity.
  2.  Tech entrepreneur, diversity advocate Hank Williams dies at 50: via
  3. Tech entrepreneur, diversity advocate, and more importantly my friend Hank Williams passed. He was a true visionary
  4. Sadly a second loss for the black tech community... In my early foray into NYtech Hank Williams (founder @...
  1. Mourns the Loss of Technology Trailblazer Hank Williams -
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  1. Hank was one of the docs on inequality in Silicon Valley. A real leader and kind human being.


  1. Join us in celebrating the life of a great leader, advocate, founder & friend, .
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  1. We mourn the loss of innovator, convener +friend Hank Williams +send our love to his family in this difficult time.
  1. We are saddened by the loss of a champion of diversity and our friend!




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