Steve Savad

Post Law school, Steve Savad formed his business backbone on Wall Street, beginning with a rigorous Management Training Program at PaineWebber (now UBS). From there he was hired by a leading Turkish Investment firm that relocated him to Istanbul. Under his leadership that business exploded and his group became ranked #1 Institutional team by Institutional Investor.

Steve moved back to his native New York where he became an Internet pioneer/entrepreneur, founding/ building (and later selling) a company called Restaurant.com that he founded out of a partnership with Sysco foodservice and eBay.

Steve went on to serve as a Director at Sysco Foodservice (a fortune 50 Company) where he reported to the CEO. There, he built a new business that dramatically changed the entire marketing platform for the company.

Recruited by the CEO of a company in the online travel space called Travelzoo, he developed a new division that quickly ballooned to more than $100M in revenue. He remained SVP of that company for four years.

Recently Steve served as President of a specialty medical products company where he developed a go-to-market strategy that grew the business by 100% in one year.

The consistent thread throughout Steve's career has been the ability to clearly create win-win outcomes. Leveraging this ability in a Business Development capacity, Steve has created millions of dollars in incremental growth everywhere he has worked. He prides himself on building business by instilling trust.

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