A Black Woman Spoke at Apple’s Tech Conference and Twitter Went Wild

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Bozoma Saint John
Bozoma Saint JohnPhoto: Dimitrios Kambouris

Was it just last year that feminist trailblazing corporation, Apple, commissioned not one, but two women to address attendees at their annual Worldwide Developers Conference? Well it’s 2016 now, and the truly innovative tech giant followed up with Bozoma Saint John, Apple Music’s Head of Global Consumer Marketing.

The marketing veteran, who previously got her feet wet at Pepsi and Spike Lee’s advertising agency, Spike DDB, spoke to the crowd of developers about Apple’s latest music achievements. Twitter, to say the least, was more than excited to see a black woman on stage. Below, a roundup of some of the most enthusiastic tweets.