Melvin Riley

Founder, Atls Blk and Not so Micro

Melvin is an economics and politics student, aspiring political leader, an award-winning social-tech entrepreneur, speaker, social/political activist and advocate for: tech for good, entrepreneurship, youth engagement, political participation and racial equity. For the past 8yrs, he has tackled socio-economic challenges by campaigning, implementing, and influencing policy As a social tech entrepreneur, He is the co-founder of “NOT so MICRO,” a organisation reforming education to be more racially inclusive through policy, training and accountability measures using AI tools, and founder of start-up, Atls•Blk the first of its kind social media app for black heritage students in the UK, leveraging innovative tech such as AI, ML and 5G elevating the black students experience and wider black community on an economic, social and financial level. He has developed his expertise by working with numerous organisations such as West Midlands Police, EUK, UK Youth, B22, IMF and others.