Neil Senturia

Neil SenturiaNeil Senturia
Chief Executive Officer
U.S. Local News Network

Neil Senturia is the CEO of U.S. Local News Network, which is creating the local newsroom of the future through the development of a new business model and proprietary technology. The company plans to launch 40 sites in the next 30 months. Current sites are in San Diego (SDNN.com) and Southwest Riverside (SWRNN.com), and Orange County County Local News Network (OCLNN.com) will launch in February.

Neil has more than 25 years of diverse entrepreneurial endeavors including starting two software companies, a materials science company, developing 1.8 million square feet of real estate, and writing for popular television sit-coms. Atcom/Info, his first software company, pioneered high speed Internet access in hotel rooms and was sold for $80 million. Neil has been an adjunct professor in the MBA program at San Diego State University where he taught new venture creation, and he has served on the board of directors of SDSU’s Entrepreneurial Management Center. He has been a member of San Diego Social Venture Partners, and he and his wife Barbara Bry received the Lifetime Contribution Award/Technology from CONNECT in 2008. He has a B.A. degree in English from Tufts University, a masters’ degree in film from New York University, and he was a fellow at the American Film Institute.