Stephen Blackwell

Managing Director, Alpha Data

Stephen Blackwell is the Managing Director of Alpha Data and PMC�s Head of Portfolio Sales. In this new role, Stephen represents PMC�s $100M strong, multi-faceted audience in market. As Managing Director of BuzzAngle, Stephen manages PMC�s investment in the brand while helping to orient it focus to consumer channels. Stephen Blackwell is an entrepreneur, executive and investor in media and technology. He has founded and operated multiple businesses to successful exits over the past decade. In 2009, he founded the popular music and lifestyle brand Death and Taxes where he served as Chief Executive Officer. The company was acquired by SpinMedia, where he became the Chief Executive Officer and ran a powerful portfolio of assets that included the legendary music brands SPIN and VIBE among others. The company was acquired by the Billboard Hollywood Reporter Media Group. There Stephen served as Chief Revenue Officer and managed a $100M revenue business. Most recently, Stephen was Chief Strategist of BandLab Technologies, where he oversaw Rolling Stone International�s operation and the company�s other media assets.