Steven is a strategic advisor with over twenty years of experience working with entertainment, technology, fintech, and financial services companies. He has strong strategy, marketing, PR, and negotiation skills and has significant experience in managing mergers and acquisitions. His corporate experience includes executive positions encompassing operations, marketing, and PR at New Line Cinema (VP Marketing), Warner Bros. (Director of International Operations), and Twentieth Century Fox (Executive Management Program). Steven also leads Beyond the Arc’s practice in data science and machine learning. Beyond the Arc has been recognized as #1 among Top 15 Big Data Analytics Companies in San Francisco, among other awards. Steven advises clients on how to deploy machine learning to make better decisions. As both an executive and consultant, Steven has helped to create and successfully implement data-driven strategies. He has worked with growth companies in fintech, media, software, film production, semiconductor, financial services, and other industries. Projects/clients have included: - Fintech and Financial Services: Citi, Fremont Bank, Wells Fargo, BBVA, Ondot, Emprise Bank - Tech: AT&T, Imation, Cisco - Digital Media: The New York Times, Spot Runner, Tech TV, Wild Brain Animation Steven is a member of several national independent film producer organizations and is the former President & Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Film Arts Foundation. He taught The Business of Film course at UC Berkeley and is frequently invited as a guest lecturer at the Haas School of Business. He earned both his Bachelor and MBA degrees from Berkeley. Specialties: Social Media Strategy, Text Analytics, Strategic Marketing and Communications, M&A Integration, Entertainment Business Planning, Digital Transformation, Data Science
CEO at Beyond the Arc, Inc.
MBA, Finance & Marketing