Steven is frequent and experienced speaker on the topics of user experience design (UX), mobile, eCommerce, startups, and creating new digital ventures. He has spoken at conferences such as Internet Retailer, Imagine (Magento), Wedding MBA, Engage, and dozens more. His television appearances include FOX News and TechCrunch Disrupt New York.
Currently, Steven is the Director of Product for The Knot, the world's largest wedding brand, and the former CEO of Hoppit, the award-winning search engine. Founded in 2010, Hoppit pioneered the use of Big Data in location-based services and was frequently featured in tech and mobile media. In 2013, Hoppit was acquired by XO Group (NYSE:XOXO), where Steven transitioned into product and user experience leadership at The Knot, XO's flagship brand. Since then, he launched The Knot iOS app, the App Store's #1 wedding app, and is currently leading The Knot's marketplace product line. Both Hoppit and The Knot have been selected as Apple's "Best New Apps." Steven a graduate of Wheaton College, resides in New York City, and serves on the board of Jonas Paul Eyewear, an innovative children's eyewear eCommerce company.