Action Pitch Night presented by the Center for Civic Innovation
Oct 11 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Gathering Spot
Rovion Reed, Co-founder & CEO of Kinetic Vibez, is an educator, music producer/audio engineer and branding consultant from Illinois. Rovion believes that freedom through creative expression is the key to more emotionally intelligent, happy and self-aware children. That belief helped birth Kinetic Vibez. Rovion is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University. He holds a BS in African American Studies and MS in College Student Affairs. His passion for mentoring and education led him to Teach for America, where he became a corps member in 2014 and went on to teach an all-male cohort of 5th graders in Houston, TX.
Rovion has been active in the Hip-Hop community for over 16 years. He has played a crucial and influential role in multiple capacities of music as a producer, engineer, event organizer, and curator. Rovion was awarded the opportunity to present at SXSW EDU, Houston Art Partners Conference, and the 2019 Young Audiences National Conference. His work has also been featured in notable publications including Huffington Post, The Chicago Reader, and Thisis50.com.
Through Kinetic Vibez, Rovion plans to create a premier global program that specializes in developing critical conscious creatives of all ages."