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Steve Friedman is an investor and advisor to early-stage companies. His focus is across strategic planning, go-to-market strategy, business development, marketing and executive recruitment. Steve serves on the Advisory Boards at Apprenda, Atomiton, Beyond, Clutch, BizEquity, Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE), and WebLinc.
Past Board roles include Mocana and Boxtone (acquired by Good Technology) and Appfirst (acquired by Sciencelogic). Past Advisory Boards include FirstBest Systems (acquired by Guidewire), Gigaspaces, Rapid Logic (acquired by Wind River) and Collaxa (acquired by Oracle).
Steve served as BEA Systems’ Vice President, Channels for the Americas. In this position, he was instrumental in growing the indirect channels business to over $100M. Steve came to BEA through the acquisition of WebLogic, where he built and co-led the field sales organization. Prior to BEA, Steve held sales, executive and business development positions with leading Enterprise Software firms.