Steven has recently joined Apture as Vice President of Business Development & Operations. Apture is the leading provider of context for readers and publishers.
Previously, Steven was at Clearstone, focusing on online media & monetization, mobile communications, and internet infrastructure. Steven served as a board observer and advisor to Vast, The Rubicon Project, ThisNext, Nokeena Networks, SupplyFrame, LeisureLink, and SoonR.
Prior to Clearstone Steven interned at Redpoint Ventures, where he identified early-stage investment opportunities in Southern California. Steven also gained valuable operating experience at Yahoo/Overture, where he managed product and business development initiatives for Overture’s breakthrough contextual advertising and local search businesses.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Steven earned his BS in applied physics from Yale University, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Steven also holds an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he was a Venture Fellow and Dean's Scholar.
Steven is a member of Kauffman Fellows Class 11 and served his fellowship under mentor Jim Armstrong at Clearstone Ventures in Menlo Park, CA.