Steve Grove is the Head of News and Politics at YouTube, where he directs the news and political strategy and programming for the company. Through content partnerships with media, political, and governmental organizations, Steve’s team develops platforms and programming to increase citizen engagement in politics, government, and news reporting. Steve also drives YouTube’s partnerships with the U.S. Government, aimed at increasing government accessibility and transparency, and he developed YouTube’s nonprofit program, which connects nonprofit organizations with volunteers on YouTube who want to make a difference. Originally from Northfield, Minnesota, Steve worked at the Boston Globe and ABC News prior to joining the YouTube. He received a Master’s in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Govt. at Harvard in 2006. He blogs regularly at www.citizentube.com.