Business Building & Media and Entertainment
Steve Schiffman brings over 30 years of leadership building global businesses for diverse world-class franchises such as the Washington Post, National Geographic Channels, The Weather Channel, NASCAR and Kraft Foods.
Most recently, Schiffman created the concept and business plan for two broadcast networks, Justice Network and Quest, where he managed the core functions of both networks – including a unique societal mission to make communities safer featuring iconic-crime fighter John Walsh.
Previously, Schiffman was the General Manager of digital video for the Washington Post where he oversaw a significant expansion of people and resources. Schiffman also served as President/GM of National Geographic Channels, leading all functions of networks. Including commissioning of global programming and development, marketing, ad sales, finance, business affairs, network operations and digital media.
Schiffman also held various other leadership roles, including the EVP of Marketing and Digital Media at the Weather Channel, VP of Marketing and Strategy at NASCAR as well as senior marketing positions at Kraft Foods.
He is a board director for the Lenox Corporation, a leading manufacturer of tabletop products, K-Motion, the leader in motion technology to optimize movement and formerly, of Smashburger, before its sale to Jollibee Corporation.
Schiffman holds a BBA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.