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Debbie Rosenbaum

Debbie Rosenbaum

Head of Legal, Corporate Counsel
San Francisco, CA, USA

Debbie Rosenbaum is Head of Legal and Head of Project Management for Thismoment, a cloud-based software start-up that enables brands to build engaging user experiences across social media platforms, mobile applications, and brand sites.  Before Thismoment, Debbie worked as an intellectual property attorney at Morrison & Foerster and DLA Piper, focusing on the business and legal issues arising from e-commerce, social media, online advertising, and other Internet-based matters.  She has written for and been featured in numerous publications and news channels for her cutting-edge work fusing new media with traditional industries.

Debbie earned her J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School, where she served as contributor and opinion editorialist for the Journal of Law and Technology, worked extensively with the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and volunteered pro bono on a leading P2P file-sharing copyright case. For three years during graduate school, Debbie worked for Google doing strategic marketing and legal policy work.  Ars Technica has called her work "shockingly effective," and Debbie has guest lectured at Boston College, Northeastern University and Harvard University on social media and copyright. 

Prior to graduate school, Debbie was a public relations consultant and a communications director in Washington, DC, after graduating Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University in St. Louis. Debbie also has experience designing new media strategies for Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, political campaigns, and non-profits.


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