Steve has more than 20 years of experience driving revenue and growth at industry-leading technology companies. He has held executive positions across operations, marketing and sales during this time. Most recently, Steve served as President and CEO of Solera Networks, leading the company’s explosive growth as a leader in Big Data Security Analytics and Network Forensics. With patented technologies addressing today’s complex threat landscape, Solera Networks was instrumental in defending enterprise and government organizations against zero-day attacks and advanced persistent threats. Steve led Solera to a successful exit in 2013 when the company was acquired by Blue Coat Systems, where it formed the basis of Blue Coat’s “Advanced Threat Protection” platform.
As an industry visionary on forensics, network security and advanced malware, Steve is a regular speaker at industry, business, and security events on big data security, advanced threat protection and security intelligence and analytics. Steve joined Solera Networks from Oracle Corporation, where he was responsible for achieving record growth across a host of critical business segments. At Oracle Steve was named Top Account Executive for the worldwide sales team as a result of his dedication to expanding new product adoption within marquis customers. Prior to Oracle, Steve worked at Novell Inc., focusing on enterprise networking and identity management solutions for Fortune 500 enterprises.
Steve has a B.S. in Psychology with Honors from Brigham Young University and MBAs from Columbia University Business School and University of California at Berkeley. In addition to his role as Advisor to Signal Peak Ventures, he also serves as a board member at Perspecsys, a Cloud Data Protection firm.