Global Head – Communications, Media & Entertainment GTM,
Steve Sobel is the 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 communications, media & entertainment organizations spanning communication service providers, agencies & advertising, broadcasting & film, publishing, gaming, sports 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 the Databricks Lakehouse for Media & Entertainment. Steve joined Databricks in 2019 after 6 years at Salesforce where he was the Global Go-To-Market Leader for Media and Communications. Steve led a global team of industry experts focused on business development, key account support and partner strategy. 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.