Steve has over 39 years experience as owner, President and Chairman of various private companies including New York Fabrics (acquired by JoAnn Stores), NYF Properties, iParadigms (acquired by Insight Venture Partners), and 2lemetry (acquired by Amazon). Steve is an investor and advisor to various early stage companies, often leading early stage investment rounds and serving on the board of directors. These companies include AngelPoints (acquired by MicroEdge), BigFix (acquired by IBM), UserTesting, CareDox, Alight (Chairman), BioQuiddity, Keith McMillen Instruments, and Bebop Sensors among others. He was previously Chairman of The Chief Executive Roundtable, a local group of CEOs. He has had a long interest in education, serving as a math coach for competitions, mentor for an entrepreneurial class at UC Berkeley, and has served on the Board of College Preparatory School. Steve also serves as Chairman of The Partners Program, a non-profit educational organization providing free academically challenging summer programs, year-round tutoring and more for underserved Oakland middle school youth. Steve is a graduate of Stanford University.