Within the next 5 to 10 years, some experts anticipate another 1 billion people will become connected to the Internet through the use of mobile devices. In places like sub-Saharan Africa, we know that a great deal of the people are living without electricity. However, we also know that more than half of that population also have smart phones. It should be the ingenuity of people native to these places that bring them online—this is why diversity is critical to the tech industry.

Read Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton's full blog here.