University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, USA
Steven Mednick is an expert in entrepreneurial start-ups, complex sales and the angel funding process. He has over 25 years experience working with early stage ventures to large, complex global enterprises in the areas of corporate ventures, business development, sales leadership and corporate law. During the “dot.com” era, he established the corporate ventures office for Silicon Graphics, Inc. in Mountain View, CA, where he led its global strategic M & A and alliances initiative. His article, "Bootstrapping Your Business, Get Real Get Started", is used at numerous universities, and he is a frequent contributor to a number of major business publications. Professor Mednick currently teaches in the Marshall MBA, EMBA and Masters of Medical Management programs and is a two-time winner of the Marshall Golden Apple Award. Education: JD, MPA, University of Southern California; BA, UCLA. Outside of USC, Steven is a part-time senior consultant for TriTech Small Business Development Center (a SBA funded program), where for the past five years he has advised over 200 early stage companies. During this time, his clients have reported approximately $125 million in economic impact to the Small Business Administration. As result of his outstanding performance, in 2011 Professor Mednick was awarded the “State Star” by the SBA.
Corporate ventures, Business development, Sales leadership and Corporate law.