Steve is the Chief Business Officer of The Young Turks ("TYT"), one of the largest and most popular online news publishers. As the CBO, he oversees all business operations and strategic partnerships of the Company. Steve joined the Company in 2010 and has since helped grow it from a single YouTube channel with 18 million views per month to a full network of over 20 channels totaling over 8 billion lifetime views and 11 million subscribers across multiple platforms, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Hulu, Amazon, AOL, Comcast Watchable, Pluto TV, SiriusXM and many more. Together, these platforms generate 200 million monthly views and 10 million hours of monthly watch time.
In addition to overseeing distribution across all platforms, Steve also manages TYT's original programming development and sales, and have closed production deals with Fusion Network and Verizon go90 and is currently in negotiations with several television networks on additional shows. Steve is also spearheading efforts to create TYT's live linear channel for placement on various streaming pay TV services (virtual MVPDs). Lastly, Steve is leading the Company's expansion to overseas markets, specifically TYT Europe.
Prior to joining TYT, Steve was an attorney and an entrepreneur. He co-founded and sold several businesses. Steve was an associate at the law firm of Winston & Strawn in New York City and at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Los Angeles, where he worked in corporate litigation. He is a graduate of Cornell University and UCLA School of Law.
- Feb 3, 2021
- 1 hour