Mike Steep is Senior Vice President of Global Business Operations, overseeing PARC’s commercial business development, sales, strategy, and marketing. He manages PARC’s global strategic relationships for clients in diverse focus areas including networking, novel electronics, human-centered innovation services, energy, intelligent systems, contextual intelligence, and more.
Mike has over two decades of operating experience serving in key roles managing global P&L’s, country and global sales organizations, digital marketing, corporate strategy, business development, innovation, and strategic alliances for companies including Microsoft, Lexmark (IBM), Apple, Xerox, and HP. As Vice President of Business Development for Lexmark, he started company operations in Japan, China, and Korea and also served as President of the Japan KK. While at Apple, he managed the company’s product marketing organization, which launched the first consumer digital camera and other imaging products. He has also served as EVP and COO of a public company he turned around and sold. He also served as CEO and founder of a venture-financed startup earlier in his career.
Mike’s other interests include blue water sailing, biking, TRX training, photography, and squash.