Kenyatta Cheese

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Kenyatta Cheese, Director of Operations, Rocketboom

Kenyatta Cheese is the Director of Operations at Rocketboom, a daily international news program, or “vlog,” based in New York and disseminating a wide range of information and commentary from top news stories to contemporary internet culture. Kenyatta has been a leader in decentralized media and online video since the days when RTSP mattered. Considered one of the early evangelists of online video, he helped shape the aesthetics of online video with early web projects like BrowseTV, WiFiTV, and vogbrowser. He has served as a consultant for a wide range of organizations from established media players to new media startups, helping guide many early movers in the space. He is the founder of Unmediated.org, one of the first blogs to track trends in decentralized and distributed media, and in past iterations, Kenyatta has served as Senior Technical Manager at the Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology, and Director of Technology for Manhattan Neighborhood Network, and has led seminars on the technology of portable media at the Annenberg Center at USC.