Steven Horwitz

Founding Managing Partner
Steven Horwitz, Founding Managing Partner, Orchid Blacklinkedin

# Business Development
# C-Suite Consulting
# Channel Strategy & Management
# Leadership
# Mergers & Acquisitions
# P.E. / V.C.
# Strategy

I am 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, I have a strong record of accomplishment of building and inspiring high-performance teams to solve complex organizational challenges. My strength spans high growth environments and turnaround situations ranging from early stage, venture-backed software startups through Fortune 100 companies.

*Tech Data: VP of Client Services - Spearheaded $6B multi-year BPO/JV deal. (See Abstract)

Multiple Successful Exits of Growth-Stage Software and Services: Including trade sales to Adobe, Fair Isaac (FICO), Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) and P.E./V.C.

Enterprise Revenue Generation: >$1B.

: Hofstra University - BBA, Banking Finance & Investments.



# FinTech

# Platforms

# Business Info Services

# SaaS Development

# AdTech / MarTech

# Cloud Computing

# Electronics

# Analytics

# AI / ML

Awards & Organizations

- Chairman's Circle Award: Tech Data Corporation

Articles & Case Studies


Selling Saas

Steven Horwitz
“A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.”
—Gen. Colin Powell, American politician, diplomat and retired four-star general

What I'm Reading / Listening To:


Accelerating at leadership requires you to surround yourself with people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives and can disagree without fear of retaliation.

Still On My Bucket List:
Complete a Summer Tour. Learn how to paint. Live in Italy during harvest month.
Best Business Advice:
Start with your informed strategy thesis and work backwards to test all aspects. Be mindful of how you react to stressful, challenging situations.