Closing Talk: Steve Rubel

12:15-1:30pm – Sun, Feb 17. – Lecture Hall (Third Floor) at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

For the closing session of Columbia Social Media Weekend, Steve Rubel will present Future of Media 2013 – the latest findings by Rubel, Edelman’s EVP/Global Strategy and Insights, compiled through first-hand briefings with news executives and innovators. Learn about what’s new, what’s next, what’s working and what’s not. You don’t want to miss this!


Steve Rubel (@steverubel) is EVP/Global Strategy and Insights for Edelman – the world’s largest independent public relations firm. In this role, Rubel studies the future of media and works across the firm’s practices and geographies to help clients unify their communications strategies across traditional, emerging, owned and social channels.

In addition, Rubel also acts as a highly visible Edelman thought leader and writer on media, technology and digital culture. He speaks dozens of times each year around the world and appears frequently in the press. In addition he actively shares his observations and insights through his blog, his monthly Advertising Age column and on Twitter where he is followed by more than 60,000.

Rubel has been named to several prestigious lists, including: PR Week’s 40 Under 40 and The Web Celeb 25.

Prior to joining Edelman in 2006, Rubel worked for 15 years in a variety of marketing communications positions in corporate, non-profit and small/mid-sized PR firms.

Steve can be reached via email at steverubel AT


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