Steve is formerly CFO and COO of Competitor Group assisting its growth and leading the Company’s expansion into Europe. Previously, Steve was a executive at General Electric for 17 years, and then joined the global leader of SIM card / smartcards, supporting its IPO and relocating to the south of France. In 2003, Steve led a syndicate of private investors in the acquisition of Triathlete Magazine, joining Competitor at its sale in 2007. Steve was also one of the founders of Active Europe, which was subsequently sold to Active Networks. Steve has an MBA from Duke University and was a finalist for San Diego Business Journal’s CFO of the Year in 2013.