Key Areas of Expertise:
Founding, growing and turning around companies at various levels of growth, from start up to public entities. Specific industry expertise in software, services, manufacturing, and embedded technologies.Three-time CEO with the ability to “more than” proficiently step in and perform all C-Suite functions ranging from CTO to COO to CFO to VP of Sales and Business Development. Unique ability to build a tech road map that is customer focused, reasonable in R&D requirements and mapped to an achievable sales and financial plan.
Specific CEO experience: Building a team from the ground up, fast growth start-up scaling and management, culture development, financial management, operational excellence management, M&A, international expansion, deep partner negotiations, business development and sales force creation (global, domestic, direct and channel).
Most Proud of:
Founding and growing companies with fun, entrepreneurial, high output cultures and the positive impact those companies have had on the people involved.
"Off the Job" Passions:
Boating, water sports, restoring vintage motorcycles, family, travel and searching for a perfect, affordable 1966-1971 Corvette to drive and restore.
More About Steve
Long-term CEO Collective Member and Strategic Leader client, Steve Munroe has over 23 years of experience as a CEO having founded and grown three technology companies as CEO, Triumph Technologies, Triumph Development and SanBlaze. Recognized as a fast growth company CEO, Steve is a 5 time INC. 500 winner.
Steve has direct owner/founder CEO experience scaling organizations from 1 person to 25 (Sanblaze) to over 100 (Triumph). He has driven revenue from 0 upward to over 40m and upwards to 150m+ post successful, acquisition.
Through M&A, Steve also held the roles of VP of Product Development and eventually COO of publicly held company Interliant where he led a team of 600 across multiple disciplines. At Interliant, Steve was also on the team that rationalized and integrated over 20+ acquisitions for growth.
He has done business in multiple countries in EMEA and APAC and has negotiated partnership deals with well recognized partners including Cisco, Intel, IXIA, Microsoft, Motorola, EMC/Dell, Sun Microsystems, Emerson and Verizon.
Steve is passionate about helping companies grow and has been a Techstars start up mentor since 2009 and an active angel investor in a variety of companies.
Steve has a BS in Computer engineering from BU and is currently acting in a dual COO/CFO role at Associated Environmental Systems where he played a significant role in driving exponential growth and supporting operational efficiencies.