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David Steinberg

CEOZeta Global

New York City Area

Member Since March 2022




Prior to founding Zeta Global and CAIVIS Acquisition Corporation in 2007, Mr. Steinberg founded InPhonic in 2000, a leading online communication product and services provider. InPhonic was number one on the Inc 500 list in 2004, the same year it went public in one of the largest technology deals of that year. In addition, InPhonic was one of the top 10 marketers on the internet from 2004 through 2007. Prior to InPhonic Mr. Steinberg also served as chairman and chief executive officer of Sterling Cellular a B2B and retail wireless communications provider and Sterling Communications a communications telemarketing company, both of which he founded as well. Mr. Steinberg was named the Greater Washington Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for communications in 2002. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington and Jefferson College , Greater Washington Sports Alliance and Faster Cures. Faster Cures; having been formed under the auspices of the Milken Institute. Mr. Steinberg holds a B.S. from Washington & Jefferson College.

Published content

6 marketing predictions for an unpredictable 2023


CMOs face an uncertain landscape dictated by macro-economic forces, consumer setbacks in spending, and resource cuts. How can they continue to thrive?

How marketing leaders can steer their brands through inflation


Marketers have the opportunity to not only curb inflationary pressures, but to also come out ahead as leaders in the industry by making the right performance improvements with the right marketing resources and tools.

Company details

Zeta Global

Company bio

Zeta cloud-based marketing technology company that empowers brands to acquire, grow and retain customers. We are on a mission to be the preferred software platform for enterprises to accelerate growth and enrich the connections they have with their customers. The Zeta Marketing Platform (ZMP) activates on every online and offline marketing channel (including Email, Connected TV, SMS, Website, Social Media, and more) with sophisticated AI that analyzes billions of consumer data signals to predict consumer intent, personalize experiences, and accelerate growth for brands. The company was founded in 2007 by David A. Steinberg and John Sculley with the vision that data was going to change the way marketers engage with consumers to drive successful business outcomes. Today, Zeta has over 1000 customers across 15 verticals, including financial services, CPG, retail, telecom, automotive, travel & hospitality, and more. We have over 1400+ employees around our global offices with our HQ in New York City.


Marketing & advertising

Area of focus

Email Marketing
Display Advertising

Company size

1,001 - 5,000

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