Luis has 15 years of experience in media and entertainment, with a focus on cultivating diverse creative talent and executives. He most recently served as Acting Commissioner of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, where he oversaw a $30 million agency responsible for promoting film, television and theatre production in New York. Prior to that he ran major talent and artist-support initiatives for HBO in Los Angeles and Time Warner in New York. Earlier in his career, working at the NYC Partnership, he built public-private alliances between leading New York corporations, the public school system, and community groups.
Steve has worked in technology and online learning for more than 20 years, and built and sold companies in the federal government, legal and professional services markets. Currently CEO of online learning firm LearnVibe, Steve also wrote a popular book on the subject and is a regular speaker at e-learning conferences and meetings. Early in his career, Steve created a successful educational coding project in the Washington, DC area. He now serves on the advisory boards of multiple for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.
"Software is eating the world."