At Contextible Strategic Advisors, Steven Rosenberg acts as Principal of a consulting firm that focuses on both the media and the consumer. Steven Rosenberg creates new business opportunities, forms strategic partnerships, raises venture capital for investments, and repositions consumer-driven businesses in a variety of fields, includingbroadcasting, advertising, and Internet sectors.
Steven Rosenberg brings a considerable amount of experience to his current position. He gained invaluable knowledge during his fourteen year career at HBO including his responsibilities for all of HBO's basic and pay cable programming venture worldwide asPresident of Home Box Office (HBO) International from 1997 to 2004. Steven Rosenberg traveled the world to conduct business for HBO in Europe, Latin America, and Asia, where he created HBO pay TV services as well as advertiser supported basic channels and acted as Managing General Partner for the Warner Channel Latin America. Steven Rosenberg contributed significantly to HBO’s growth, forming 10 strategic partnerships that generated more than $450 million of revenue per year.
Steven Rosenberg began his career as a Senior Analyst for Paul Kagan Associates, Inc., specializing in investment analysis for media, broadcasting, and cable TV companies. His next professional venture was serving as President of Rose Media & Entertainment, where he helped secure Hong Kong’s first cable TV franchise and conducted new business development and strategic planning. After two years of acting as a Media Consultant, Steven Rosenberg joined Entertainment Media Works, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer, and then spent a brief time as an Executive in Residence for Ledgemont Capital Group LLC, a boutique merchant bank.
In addition to serving clients at Contextible Strategic Advisors, Steven Rosenberg acts as Board Director of Batanga.com, a popular regional on-line music company that serves the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets . The company’s primary investors are Tudor Ventures, HarbourVest Partners, LLC, and HIG Capital.
Steven Rosenberg attended the State University of New York (SUNY) Stony Brook University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and graduated cum laude. He resides in New York, where he previously acted as Treasurer of his co-op board for nine years and currently serves as Board Director for his condominium association. He maintains a blog at jemook.com, called A Serious Attempt at Common Sense, on which he writes about political and health care issues as well as his personal interests of wine and sports.