Steve started as a software developer when he was 14, received a computer science degree from the University of Michigan, and co-founded his first company, SECA, when he was 20. He sold SECA to MCI and remained there for two years running the MCI/SECA business unit. He launched iGrandparents.com, ran a publicly traded Israeli software antipiracy company, was an EIR at First Round Capital and a Managing Partner at DreamIt Ventures. At DreamIt Steve helped guide and launch Notehall (acquired by Chegg), SeatGeek (backed by Accel Partners, Lerer Ventures, Founder Collective, Ashton Kutcher, Peyton Manning, Eli Manning) and Parse.ly (backed by Grotech Ventures, Blumberg Capital, and ff Venture Capital). For three years Steve taught in the Wharton MBA program. Most recently Steve has been an advisor on innovation and entrepreneurship to the executive team at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) -- ranked as the top US children's hospital by U.S. News & World Report.