Hey! I'm Kris Smith, MBA-MoT and I'm known online as TheBlackTechie™.

Consultant, Podcaster, Software Engineer, Speaker, Strategist, Trainer, and YouTuber.

What do I do? Plenty! Here are the specifics:

  • I help you build an engaged audience and monetize your business using proven Text Marketing & Email Marketing Strategies.

  • I coach Black Tech Service Providers to monetize their skills and generate quality leads for their business.

  • I provide IT Services for Clients in a variety of industries.

  • I code (lately it's been Ruby on Rails) and make YouTube videos.

  • I write weekly articles where I share lots of content pertaining to text marketing, life, tech tips, email marketing, and so much more.


I write weekly newsletters where I share articles about tech strategies, tech systems, and tech tips that I don't share online in audio or written format. Want to see a snippet of what to expect? Click "newsletter snippet". Ready to sign up? Click the "email or text newsletter" buttons below.

meet kris

Fun fact: I started in a totally different industry before I got into tech: I was a juvenile probation officer.

Born and raised from Baltimore, Maryland yet currently residing in Atlanta, Georgia, Kris is one of our next business technology influencers. Over the course of 10+ years in the industry, she has realized that there are some major voids in connecting business and technology. Utilizing her love of both industries, Kris is leveraging her own lane by becoming a trusted advisor, consultant, and strategist to clients in various industries.

Kris is the Founder/Principal Consultant + Strategist of TECHnically Yours, LLC, which is a Business Technology consulting + strategy firm helping CEO's and service-based small/mid-size businesses organize, systemize, automate, and monetize their ventures. She helps her clients achieve these goals using business process management, workflow automation, business technology strategy, email marketing, text marketing, business technology systems, and sales funnels. Kris holds certifications from Apple, Incorporated (she's a former yet still certified Apple Genius), ConvertKit, and Evernote. She is also an expert in Basecamp.

Kris received her B.A. in Psychology from Hampton University and her MBA in Management of Technology from Georgia Institute of Technology. She also received a Certificate of Global Leadership: Conducting Business in China from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Kris is an active and financial member of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Incorporated, the first African-American Greek-lettered Business sorority. She is also a public speaker, podcaster, workshop facilitator, small/mid-size business & corporate tech trainer, trusted consultant/strategist, software engineer, youtuber, and future author.


You can contact me via social media but to be honest you'll probably get a quicker response if you text me. Click the "text me" button above or hit the message bubble below to contact me.