Stephen serves as Chief Marketing Officer of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc, (MGM) where he oversees global marketing and brand strategy for MGM film and television properties around the world.
Prior to MGM, Stephen was Vice President of Creative Marketing at Netflix for four years and oversaw the global teams who conceptualized, created and executed on the positioning and promotion of Netflix Originals across all verticals. This encompassed series (e.g. Stranger Things, 13 Reasons Why, Orange is the New Black, The Crown, Narcos, etc), feature films (e.g. Bird Box, Mudbound, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, etc), documentaries and unscripted (e.g. Wild Wild Country, Making a Murderer, Queer Eye, Nailed It, etc) and comedy specials. He arrived at Netflix in December 2014 and relocated to Los Angeles from New York City.
A veteran entertainment marketing executive, Stephen had previously been with The Weinstein Company and prior to that with Miramax Films. As the President of Marketing for TWC, Stephen successfully supervised the execution of theatrical releases including Django Unchained, Silver Linings Playbook, Lee Daniel’s The Butler, The Artist, and Fruitvale Station.
Stephen also worked at HBO as a Director of Consumer Marketing working on titles such as Curb Your Enthusiasm and Eastbound and Down.
He graduated from Boston University and currently lives in Santa Monica with his wife, Melissa, and three young children: Rex, Lila, and Greta. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Stephen is a lifelong Eagles fan, and he prefers his cheesesteaks from Jim’s.