Tracey Pickett | Emoji: The Language of the Future
Emoji: The Language of the Future
Tracey Pickett is a passionate entrepreneur, attorney, inventor and musician. Tracey began her legal career at a Fortune 5 technology company working in the areas of corporate and intellectual property law. An attorney by day, Tracey spent nights and weekends developing her true passion for entrepreneurship.
In 2014, Tracey launched her first entrepreneurial venture, Eboticon – a media design company with a mission to create dynamic and culturally relevant emojis for niche social groups. Eboticon combined the appeal of emojis, gifs, and memes to give users the ability to more fully express themselves across multiple digital platforms. The company’s apps have topped the Apple App Store charts as the #2 Paid App Overall and the #1 Paid Social Networking app. Eboticon Emoji apps have been downloaded in over 70 countries and featured in publications including the International Business Times.
In November 2016, Tracey left her job to lead Eboticon full time and to launch her second entrepreneurial venture, Hairbrella. Hairbrella is an innovative rain hat combining fashion and function to protect womenâ’s hair from the rain. Hairbrella was launched on Kickstarter and was successfully funded in December 2016.
Tracey is a native of Atlanta and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Spelman College. Tracey received her law degree from the UGA Law where she served as President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society.
In her free time, Tracey enjoys playing drums for several Atlanta churches and frequently speaks at Atlanta Public Schools on the topics entrepreneurship and career preparation.