Dell Larcen, President of Larcen Consulting, who specializes in working with startups and venture funds:

I have worked with Steve for ten years and find him to be a rare combination of savvy investor, lead board member, and business strategist. I would highly encourage CEOs to use Steve as a mentor. Steve understands the factors that create success for a company and is unusually effective in engaging CEOs and boards to understand the critical and fundamental questions that must be addressed. He also pulls no punches when he knows that the effort will not reap the return expected.”