Stephen Pollack is a serial entrepreneur and technology specialist working with companies in a variety of board, advisory and consultancy roles. Stephen focuses on young technology companies seeking excellence where the leadership team desires innovation and furthering their understanding of proven ways to rapidly grow a successful business.
Stephen was most well known as Founder and CEO of PlateSpin Ltd. He and his team grew globally from startup to over $25M over five years leading to a strategic acquisition by Novell in March, 2008. Stephen and his team won numerous awards for fast growth, global market leadership and business excellence achieving the #2 position for fast growth in Canada and 11th in North America over the 5-year period. Stephen was also one of three finalists for the 2008 E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year award. Stephen is also the author of www.InsideSpin.com, a popular web site for insightful materials addressing the challenges of building successful technology ventures.
"He has talent, operates with integrity, is an inspirational and passionate leader, characteristics that will often delivers results that exceed expectations. Stephen demonstrated talents that span many functional areas from sales to marketing, product management, engineering and business operations and would be considered one of the best technology leaders around." - Scott Maxwell, OpenView Partners.