Steve is serial entrepreneur, disputer, and investor with a keen eye for emerging technologies and the business instincts to position companies in the sweet spot of each new tech wave.
As partner and Chief Revenue Officer for Bloq, Steve aligns Bloq’s offerings with the Blockchain needs of Fortune 50 and Blockchain 50 organizations.
During his 4-year tenure with GoCoin as Founder and CEO, Steve brought the company from concept to profitability in under 2 years. GoCoin processed over $100M in cryptocurrency payments on four different Blockchains and emerged as the highest transaction volume processor in the world. Steve gained unparalleled insights into cryptocurrency spending behaviors, secure wallet management, global banking, coin trading & arbitrage, merchant acquisition and the worldwide cryptocurrency regulatory landscape.
As a founding member of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, Steve actively participates on their State Working Group and Token Alliance.
Steve’s 25-years of pioneering technologies includes Internet, messaging, mobile, eCommerce and Fintech solutions for consumer, enterprise and government applications. With this vast experience, Steve has been honored with keynote speeches worldwide and is a frequently asked to speak at prominent universities including: USC Marshall School of Business, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Pepperdine, Chapman, Harvard, and the University of Oxford, Säid School of Business (UK).
Specialties: Public Speaking, Cryptocurrencies, ICO, Token Sales, Payments, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Smart Contracts, Digital Currency, Virtual Currency, eCommerce, merchant services, mobile solutions, mobile apps, social media, digital marketing, flash sales, startups, business accelerators / incubators, strategy