Steve is an entrepreneur and business strategist, and has over 16 years experience starting, building and selling companies. His businesses have spanned consulting, outsourcing, recruitment technology and on-line games.
He is currently Co-Founder and Group COO of Xoomworks – a niche technology consulting and outsourcing business based in the UK, France, Romania and Bulgaria. Xoomworks works with high growth tech driven companies and FTSE 100 businesses, to create competition-beating technology and implement core systems.
Prior to setting up his first company, Steve worked as a strategy consultant and IT project manager. Steve holds an MBA from INSEAD and a degree in Applied Physics from Durham University. He is an Honorary Entrepreneurial Fellow at Durham University and a Fellow and Council member of the National Outsourcing Association.
He is an active mentor and business advisor to several start-up companies; a mentor for Seedcamp; a regular guest speaker at several European business schools and a trustee for the Bright Ideas Trust, a charity dedicated to creating opportunities for entrepreneurs from disadvantaged backgrounds.