CEO, Surface Magazine
In his 20s, Marc Lotenberg founded 944 Media, a marketing company that published a lifestyle and entertainment magazine, using money he had received for his Bar Mitzvah and "an unbelievable amount of credit card debt." After a fall out inspired a desire to change his life, Marc is now CEO of widely respected arts publication, Surface Magazine.
In his 20s Marc founded 944 Magazine, a magazine that focused on fashion, entertainment and lifestyle. He initially funded the magazine on his own using money he had received for his Bar Mitzvah and “an unbelievable amount of credit card debt.”
The magazine was initially successful, and, in 2008, Marc was named Inc’s top 30 under 30 as CEO of 944 Media.
Though, in 2010, 944 Media filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy, Lotenberg bounced back with new successful endeavors.
Marc is currently the CEO of Surface Magazine and GenArt based in NYC, two successful media and art enterprises.
In the past few years, Marc has also spent some time in Kenya working in an orphanage.