Dr. Randal Pinkett is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, and scholar.
He is the co-founder, chair, and CEO of BCT Partners, a multimillion-dollar management, technology, and policy consulting firm. BCT Partners works with corporations, government agencies and nonprofit organizations in the areas of housing and community development, economic development, human services, government, healthcare, and education.
Dr. Pinkett is also co-founder of Inner City Consulting Group, a multi-disciplinary consulting firm that specialized in the unique needs of inner city communities, and co-founder of Access One Corporation, with a mission to ensure that affordable housing was equipped for the 21st century by implementing innovative, sustainable, broadband network and telecommunications solutions.
Dr. Pinkett holds five academic degrees; Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University, Master of Science in Computer Science from Oxford University; Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the MIT School of Engineering, a Master of Business Administration from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and a Doctor of Philosophy from the MIT Media Laboratory.
Most notably, Dr. Pinkett made history as the first African-American ever to receive a Rhodes Scholarship at Rutgers University.