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Ruben Cantu

Owner, Core Media Enterprises


Ruben is the owner of CORE Media Enterprise, whose mission is to change the world through social entrepreneurship and thought provoking content. Defining himself more specifically as a "mediapreneur," Ruben has been working in media since he was 14 when he hosted his first weekly radio show. During this period he established his first company and won national recognition for another a radio show, 2002-2003. In 2004 while working for Sony Urban Music and MTV Networks, he gained a new perspective on the media world and decided that the impact and reach of media could be successfully - yet still profitably - harnessed to bring awareness to social and environmental issues. In 2007, CORE Media Enterprises was born. Ruben is also the Executive Director of Austin +Social Good a community based social good organization which is part of the global Social Good Summit where he serves as a global connector. Also, he is co-founder of a video blog which covers the tech community in Austin Texas. Ruben served in Leadership's Austin Essential class of 2013-14. Ruben was nominated for Austin under 40 entrepreneur of the year in 2015. Finally he serves as an international startup mentor and consultant and is an international public speaker on Social Impact and Innovation.

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