Marc Lotenberg

Josh Wyatt

Surface Media


A media entrepreneur and innovator, Marc Lotenberg is currently CEO of Surface Media. Lotenberg acquired Surface magazine in 2012 and took over as CEO. He successfully refreshed the brand and magazine within the first year, and has grown it into a profitable multichannel media company. He also oversaw its first licensing partnership in 2015 with the launch of In 2017 and 2013, Surface Media was included in Inc.’s list of fastest-growing companies.

Mr. Wyatt is a highly engaged and driven entrepreneur, organizational leader and investor in hospitality, leisure, wellness and real estate asset classes, currently serving as Chief Executive Officer of NeueHouse, and credited with creating and scaling the world’s first design led, global hostel business – Generator Hostels. In close collaboration with Ranger Investments (Diller/DvF Family Office) and Gaw Capital, Josh recently led the $30 million round of funding for NeueHouse in order to invest further into its existing operations, programming platform and to scale new locations across North America.

Previously, Lotenberg launched 944 magazine and later revived Gen Art, a platform for emerging talent in fashion, film, and entertainment. In 2008, Inc. named Lotenberg on its “30 Under 30” list. He is a graduate of Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business.

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