Steve Cobb

Hashtag Sports, Co-Founder

Steve Cobb co-founded Hashtag Sports, a weeklong innovation festival and global thought leadership platform that reaches over 50,000 professionals. His duties include overseeing the planning and production of their flagship annual festival in Times Square that assembles thousands of thought leaders and influencers at the forefront of sports, media, and technology.

Prior to Hashtag Sports, Cobb co-founded an agency that led social and digital strategies for some of the world's most recognizable sports brands and athletes including Red Bull, USOC, the Washington Redskins, Anthony Davis, and Thierry Henry. He began his career as an investment banker at Stifel Nicolaus.

Cobb is a frequent speaker on social media and emerging technologies and has been quoted by ESPN, Adweek, Forbes, Sports Illustrated, and USA Today. He regularly contributes stories on digital trends for the industry's leading trade publication, Sports Business Journal.

Cobb is a proud graduate of Cornell University, where he received degrees in economics and psychology while playing for the men’s varsity basketball team.

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