Steven Horwitz
Founding Partner
Professional Experience
  • 30+ years
  • 15+ years in exec positions at multi-billion
    dollar technology providers
  • 17 years in early-stage and scale-up businesses
  • Board & CEO Advisory
  • CEO & Senior Executive Leadership
  • Operational Turnaround
  • Tech Strategy
  • Venture Capital Consulting, Leading Transactions & Operations
  • M&A Capital Raising & Restructuring
Sector Experience
  • Big Data & Analytics
  • Cloud & Systems Infrastructure
  • Customer Relationship
  • Management Digital Media
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Financial Services
  • Human Capital Management
  • Marketing Automation
  • Mobile
  • SaaS
  • Software
  • Tech Services

Steven is a visionary, performance-driven strategist with over 30 years of executive leadership and venture capital consulting experience across software and technology-enabled service organizations. As a high-energy, hands-on leader with exceptional critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills, Steven has a strong record of accomplishment of building and inspiring high-performance teams to solve complex organizational challenges. His strength spans high growth environments and turnaround situations ranging from an early stage, venture-backed software startups through Fortune 100 companies.

Steven has served in CEO, senior executive, and Board capacities in a wide range of technology businesses. Drawing upon deep foundational operational experience, his strategic leadership in sales, marketing, business and corporate development, product development/management, and alliance functions has consistently driven financial results, optimizing value. He is skilled in buy/sell-side transactions, working closely with financial sponsors and bankers.

  • Tech Data: VP Client Services - Spearheaded three-year, $6B outsourcing deal with GE Capital for international logistics, supply chain, and business services

  • Q-Link: CEO - Structured and negotiated a deal with Adobe, Inc. to acquire Qlink, the pioneer in Business Process Management Software

  • Rules Power: President / CEO - Led successful turnaround of RulesPower, Inc., Business Rules Management software company. Sold to Fair Isaac Corp (FICO)

  • Vericom: Chairman - Strategic restructuring and software acquisition. Led to a private sale, followed by an acquisition by a public company

  • Astadia: CEO and Chairman - Realigned and drove 100% revenue increase with a new profitable model. Successful trade sale to a Private Equity firm

  • Tribridge: President - Drove 100% year-over-year revenue and profitability increase as the strategic sell-side advisor

  • Racemi: CEO and Chairman - Strategic restructuring and turnaround. Acquired by DXC Technologies

  • Hofstra: MBA, BBA - Finance, Banking, and Investments