Steven Rosenbaum is the Managing Director of NYC Media Lab. Rosenbaum was New York City’s first Entrepreneur at Large, for NYCEDC. He has started five companies, all in the video platform and digital storytelling space. In 2016 he purchased Waywire from US Senator Cory Booker and merged the consumer video platform with his Magnify Networks video curation platform. He has two patents in video technology and has written two books - Curation Nation (McGraw-Hill) and Curate This (Amazon). He has given two TED talks and was based at the TED headquarters as a TED resident. Rosenbaum created and executive produced MTV UnFiltered, widely regarded as the first commercial implementation of User Generated Content (UGC). He holds two EMMY awards and was honored with the Science Journalism Laureates at Purdue University. Rosenbaum is a journalist, podcaster, and filmmaker. His film “7 Days In September” chronicled the attacks on the World Trade Center and extraordinary resilience of New York City. He is a Senior Advisor to Oaklins, Desilva+Phillips. He holds a BA in English from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY.
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