Steve Rosenbaum is widely acknowledged as one of the early innovators in UGC, having created and produced MTV UNfiltered for the music channel in 1995. Since then Rosenbaum has explored user-created, or collaborative media production, as part of his work in mainstream media-- including the peer-produced "7 Days In September," as well as work for HBO, A&E, National Geographic, CNN and Discovery. Now, as the founder and CEO of Mangify.net, he has provided platform that creates a new paradigm for community created video.
Pawan Deshpande is the founder and CEO of Curata. Pawan is responsible for the company's vision, management and product strategy, and leads the firm's advanced development initiatives. Pawan has held software engineering positions at Microsoft and Google and was awarded patents in social networking and natural language processing areas. Pawan earned his S.B. and M. Eng. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.