Steve spent 25 years in the Telecom Industry before becoming a business consultant. He is now semi-retired; working part time for two of his past consulting clients. During his 25 years in telecom he worked in Canada, Europe, Asia, and the US rising to GM of a $1B business. Later as a consultant he helped start 5 new businesses in Maryland and volunteered as an advisor to state funded early-stage businesses. As a consultant he focused on strategic planning, raising funds, bringing products to market, managing cash and intellectual property (filing and licensing). Steve holds a BSc in physics from Manchester University, UK.