Steve Gottlieb
CEO, Shindig

Steve Gottlieb is the Founder and CEO of Shindig, a patented new video chat technology that enables large scale interactive events. Shindig participants can see and be seen in a shared environment accommodating thousands. They can move freely in and out of conversation with whomever they chose and at the same time enjoy a talk, presentation or interview with their favorite author, artist, politician or actor, with the possibility of being called on to share the stage with them. Still in Beta, over 200 best selling authors have already embraced Shindig for Video Chat Book Tours.

Gottlieb rose to prominence with the founding of one of the most successful independent record labels in history with TVT Records. TVT released over 25 gold, platinum or multi-platinum albums and launched the careers of such artists as Nine Inch Nails, Sevendust, Ja Rule, Brian Jonestown, Lil Jon, and Pitbull. In addition, Gottlieb also oversaw TVT Music Publishing home of many top charting hits for Usher, Beyonce, Pink, Justin Timberlake and others. He was a founding Board member of the American Association of Independent Music, the 7 year old organization that now represents the interest of some 300 independent labels.

In the tech space, Gottlieb has been an active angel investor and has served as advisor and consultant to a number of music tech entities including Musicmatch, Napster and Tune Up Media. With Shindig, he aims to redefine the state of the art of online engagement in a multitude of verticals from online promotional events, conferences, nightclubs, business meetings, games and distance learning.


Sponsored Session
Location: Empire Level:
Steve Gottlieb (Shindig)
Learn how the Shindig video chat platform can help you superserve the book industry, create new and unique online content, and open new online revenue streams. Large-scale author video chat events represent the best new strategem to engage readers and attract new ones, and ignite worth of mouth crowd sourcing by providing readers with meaningful and memorable experiences. Read more.


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