Uzo Ometu: BlackOakTV, a Place for Black Voices to Be Heard

Uzo Ometu is the founder of BlackOakTV, a streaming service that brings underrepresented voices into the forefront. The goal of this subscription video platform is to feature more diverse content that serves Black audiences.

No stranger to streaming technology, Ometu’s prior position was with YouTube, where he helped the company partner with media agencies. He sharpened his technical digital media and marketing skills under the Google umbrella and several media companies, such as Inc. Magazine, ESPN, CBS, and Morpheus Media.

A graduate of Columbia University, Ometu’s vision for BlackOakTV is to support independent filmmakers and put creators and audiences first.