Chief Financial Officer
Steve has over 25 years of experience providing strong financial management to Silicon Valley high tech companies. For the last ten years, Steve has had his own financial consulting practice assisting start-ups establish proper financial controls and measurements, implement effective financial planning and raise capital. During this period, Steve joined two of these firms in full-time executive roles. He worked as Vice President of Finance at Telegent Systems, a fabless semiconductor business that grew from $0 to $200M in three years and was acquired by Spreadtrum. He also served as CFO at Neoteris which was acquired by Netscreen. Netscreen was subsequently acquired by Juniper, and Steve led the integration efforts during both acquisitions. Previously, Steve spent many years with Silicon Graphics, assisting in its growth from a startup to a large, public, multi-national corporation with revenues of over $4 billion. During his tenure at SGI, Steve held a variety of positions including Corporate Controller and Director of International Finance located in Geneva Switzerland. Steve started his career with Hewlett Packard.
Steve holds an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.