Steve joined Rubicon Technology Partners as a Founding Partner in 2012. Steve currently serves on the Board of Directors for AppNeta, Astute Solutions, Aucerna, Gimmal, QSR International, and Tendril. He previously served on the Board of Directors for Personify.
Prior to joining Rubicon, Steve was Chief Executive Officer of Ventyx, a wholly-owned division of ABB. Under his leadership Ventyx grew from $240M to over $600M in revenue through 3 acquisitions and the integration of existing ABB software businesses. Steve was also President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer at Ventyx as a private company owned by Vista Equity Partners from 2007 until its sale to ABB in 2010 during which time Ventyx successfully integrated 6 acquisitions. Prior to Ventyx, Steve worked at several significant private equity roll-ups including Baan, SSA Global and Infor. Steve has over 20 years of experience working with software companies, with over half of this time as an operating executive in companies with private equity ownership.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.