Steve Chapman has been in the media business for over 14 years, starting his career in Ontario, Canada where he owned multiple retail stores that distributed movies and video games from major North American studios.
Today, Steve is the Senior Director Global Content Partnerships at PressReader, where he is responsible for bringing the world’s magazines and newspapers to millions of readers through PressReader’s consumer and business channels, while helping publishers expand their digital reach through electronic editions and branded apps. Prior to joining PressReader in 2012, Steve was the Global Head of Published Media, Strategic Business Development at Research in Motion (RIM), where he shaped the strategy for published media on BlackBerry platforms and managed RIM’s relationships with some of the world’s most prestigious publishers.
A man who spends most of his time on the road, Steve has come to be recognized worldwide for his expertise in digital media and his beyond- thecall dedication to his publishing partners.
When Steve’s not travelling or working late into the night, you can probably find him skiing double- diamonds up at Whistler-Blackcomb.