Steve Sobel is the RVP/Global Industry Leader for Communications, Media & Entertainment at Databricks where he is charged with solution development, customer/partner engagement and account support and for some of the world’s most prominent media & entertainment organizations spanning agencies & advertising, broadcasting & film, publishing, gaming, sports & entertainment and new media. Steve works closely with strategic customers across the globe to translate what Databricks does and closely align platform use cases to help industry customers drive revenue and operational efficiency through more efficient use of their big data with Databrick’s Lakehouse Platform.
Steve joined Databricks in July 2019 after 6 years at Salesforce where was the Global Go-To-Market Leader for Media and Communications. Prior to Salesforce, Steve was on the executive team of an Omnicom agency in the entertainment space where he was responsible for business development and marketing strategy. Steve holds a Masters degree focused on Communications and Public Affairs and a Bachelors degree in Political Science and Sociology, both degrees from The George Washington University.