A doctoral student at Pepperdine University where he is conducting research on the under representation of African American males in computing. Kai Dupé is an evangelist for the use of technology in communities of color and an advocate for helping African American men reach their potential. He is also a former instructor for Kaplan University where he taught courses on programming and database design as well as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).
Kai holds a Masters degree in educational technology and is an accomplished professional speaker. In 2008 Mr. Dupé founded the popular Where Are Blacks in Technology blog. He is the host of The Kai Dupé Show, where he discusses all matters relating to African American males. Mr. Dupé is the advisory board chair of BiTWiSE, an organization for African American software engineers that was started by Microsoft and he has been a contributing writer for The Atlanta Post where he writes articles on the digital divide.