Steven Gottlieb

Steven Gottlieb has more than 20 years experience providing corporate communications and public affairs counsel to companies and organizations across financial services, technology, energy, not-for-profit, and government sectors and enterprises. In each instance, he has helped individuals and their firms extend awareness and manage their reputation through measurable thought leadership and influencer programs.

During his career, he has advised organizations across industries and sectors, including Rustic Canyon Partners, Moss Adams, Infosys Technologies, Oracle Corporation, Aspen Institute Internet Policy Project, PayScale, TRUSTe, San Francisco Unified School District, The Bay Area Council, Seattle Children's Hospital, Altira Group, EnerG2, Port of Seattle, the University of Washington, Wetpaint, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

Prior to founding Gottlieb Group Communications in 2006, Gottlieb held executive positions at Zeno Group (an Edelman subsidiary).

Before becoming a public relations executive, Steven held positions at the Anti-Defamation League, where he oversaw regional civil rights initiatives and managed public opinion on various First Amendment issues.

Steven graduated with Highest Honors from the University of California, Santa Cruz, receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Modern Society and Social Thought. His paper about the American Press during the Holocaust resides at the United States Holocaust Museum and Archives in Washington DC.

Steven is also a two-time NCAA All-American and 1989 NCAA tennis champion.


Founder - Gottlieb Group Communications, LLC
November 2006-Present


University of California, Santa Cruz