|Steven L. Bender
Steven is responsible for iMagic Software strategy, execution, and funding. In addition to the business/marketing side, Steven is a domain expert in technology and co-developer of Trustable Passwords technology. Steven has 30+ years experience including CEO, COO, CTO, and senior marketing, sales, and technology management responsibilities within industry leading software firms. Steven has a distinguished track-record in all aspects of the software business, and has received multiple awards for leadership, innovation and product excellence.
Prior to co-founding iMagic Software, Steven was a senior manager and subject-matter-expert for PricewaterhouseCoopers with key roles in Barnes & Noble's ePublishing play, iUniverse.com, and Sony's American launch of Playstation 2, among others.
Before this, Steven co-founded Altamira Group, a venture capital start-up in Burbank, Ca, based on Genuine Fractals, a seminal professional digital image scaling product, which quickly became the industry leader and is still the world-wide gold-standard. Steven led the initial product development team and was responsible for sales & marketing.
Earlier, Steven was EVP/COO for Phoenix Software and lead the company into new product areas and major revenue growth. Prior to this Steven held key roles at 2 high-growth software companies, and a VC startup.
Steven holds an MBA from USC magna cum laude and a BS cum laude from Cal Poly Pomona.
Steven is a veteran and served on the ground with the Navy in Vietnam.