Stephen Platenberg

Principal, President

Stephen joined Cortina Productions in 2000 and was named the company’s second president in 2023. As president of Cortina Productions, Stephen oversees new business and partnerships, while providing media design, creative direction, and problem-solving leadership to help clients realize their goals. He is passionate about enhancing location-based storytelling through the strategic use of media and technology. Stephen has helped Cortina Productions become an industry leader in the design and implementation of large-scale personalized visitor experiences, leading projects for the College Football Hall of Fame, International Spy Museum, National Comedy Center, and National Soccer Hall of Fame. He has extensive field production and technical experience, directing ultra-high resolution live-action and special effects shooting for films and interactives. Stephen has a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University.