Steven is the CEO and co-Founder of mig, a leading Social Entertainment Services company for emerging markets (founded in Australia, built up in Silicon Valley with top tier venture capitalists, then moved to Singapore). He has extensive experience in developing and commercialising compelling internet services for consumers & fundraising. Over the past 20 years, Steven has also founded Sanford Securities (Australia's first online stockbroking company and a leader in its time), established Bell Direct (one of Australia's largest online wealth management companies), advised a number of Startups, been involved with a number of Incubators, and many other organisations (ranging from stock exchanges, investment banks, to consumer internet businesses) throughout Australia, USA, Europe and Asia.
Steven has worked professionally in chartered accounting, stockbroking and investment banking, and in consulting to a wide range of financial institutions in Australia, Asia, and Europe. He maintains an avid interest in a range of computing languages and systems architecture. A consequence of his professional experience, he has also been involved in a few hundred capital issues and transactions for over USD$1bn, including raising over USD$100m for companies that he himself has founded and led.
Steven has won numerous professional and business awards. He has extensive private and public board experience, is a frequent speaker at conferences in Silicon Valley, Europe, Asia, & Australia, and has appeared on Wall St Journal, Australian Financial Review, CNBC, Financial Times, the Economist, Bloomberg and many others.
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