Brenton Cheng, Senior Engineer of Open Library

Brenton Cheng, Senior Engineer of Open Library

Brenton Cheng spearheads the technical and product development of Open Library, BookReader, and other book-related services. He joined the Internet Archive in February 2016.

Previously, he was Senior Director of Product and Technologies at Stringwire, a live streaming video platform for citizen journalists. There he led a team of 6 developers in 5 countries in website development and in the launch of iOS and Android mobile apps. Before that, he spent 8 years at NBCUniversal as Principal Engineer of Astrology.com.

Cheng received a BSE in Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University and an MSME focused on Biomechanical Engineering from Stanford University. He is also an adjunct professor in the Performing Arts and Social Justice program at University of San Francisco, specializing in movement awareness and training for actors and dancers.