Steve brings 35 years of executive management experience to his consulting practice including key management roles with IBM, Activision, Bank of America, Lorimar Telepictures, PacTel Cellular (Air Touch), Health Net, Sony Pictures Entertainment and TVN Entertainment including 16 years as a CIO. Steve received an award from IBM for Outstanding People Management.
Steve is a strong leader who understands the relationship between I.T. and the business and is extremely effective in working with senior management in improving this relationship. He is skilled in leading, mentoring and improving effectiveness in large to small sized companies across multiple industries on a global scale as required.
Steve is currently a member of the Professional Coaches and Mentors Association (PCMA), Los angeles Chapter, where he served as President for 2007 and 2008. He is also the Membership Chair for the Southern California Society for Information Management (SCSIM) where he has served on 9 boards over 15 years, including the role of chairman. Steve has also been associated with the Westside Center for Independent Living (WCIL) where he served as a board member and chairman for 3 years on their Computer Training Project and was recognized by WCIL as the Businessman of the Year. Steve has been a mentor at Women in Technology International (WITI). Steve is on the Foundation Board of the ACLU Southern California affiliate.
Steve holds a BSEE from City College of New York and an MSOR (Operations Research) and an MBA in Marketing from New York University. Steve is a graduate of the Professional Coaching and Mentoring program from Cal State University, Long Beach. Steve is a Board Certified Coach. Steve is also certified to administer the Zenger Folkman 360 Extraordinary Leader instrument and is a distributor of DISC products for TTI.