Steven Rosenbaum is an entrepreneur, technologist and author. He’s founded five companies in the content space, with a drive to connect consumers, storytellers and brands. Today, Rosenbaum is part of the TED Residency program, based at TED HQ in New York.
Rosenbaum is widely regarded as the father of UGC (user-generated content) as the creator of the groundbreaking series MTV News Unfiltered. Rosenbaum’s books include his first book Curation Nation, published by McGrawHill Business in March of 2011. His second book "Curate This!” was published in October, 2014.
Rosenbaum was awarded two foundational inventions Patent No. 8,117,545 "Hosted video discovery and publishing platform" which was granted in 2012. And in 2014 Patent No. 208,812,956 " Video curation platform with pre-roll advertisements for discovered content” As a filmmaker and long-form storyteller Rosenbaum directed the documentary feature "7 Days in September" a look at 9/11 and the week after.
Rosenbaum was New York City's first Entrepreneur at Large with the NYCEDC, and was named Purdue University Science Journalism Laureate. A sought after speaker, Rosenbaum’s Talks include SXSW, TED, BBC, IEEE Globecom, DLD, IAB, Pivot, Digital Now, DevLearn, Tools Of Change and the Monaco Media Forum.