Kaleem Musa is a multi-talented creative technologist, entrepreneur and artist. A self-described polymath, he has worked across various sectors ranging from the Arts, education, youth development, real estate and technology. He currently holds a position with startup company PopCom as Head of Data where he is responsible for innovating data centered products and processes. It is this experience combined with his work in the communities that led him to co-found Rising Communities in order to address digital equity.
Prior to entering the technology industry, Kaleem spent over a decade nationally performing music and poetry, facilitating and speaking as well as developing community programs. He is also co-founder of several initiatives and organizations including Creative Control
Fest, TEDxKLB, and BlackTech614.
Kaleem is a proud neighborhood advocate and resident of the King-Lincoln Bronzeville neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio where he resides with his wife and children.