Steve Shillingford holds a bachelor of science in psychology from Brigham Young University and an MBA from both the Columbia University Business School and University of California, Berkeley. A technology industry veteran, he has worked for such leading technology companies as Oracle Corporation, where he was named top account executive for worldwide sales, and Novell Inc., a company that offered networking and identity management services to Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, he was the president and CEO of big data security analytics and network forensics leader Solera Networks. Possessing more than two decades of experience in the field, Steve Shillingford spends his time mentoring other entrepreneurs. He is a regular speaker at various industry events and is a board member at E8 Security, eFileCabinet, and Perspecsys. Additionally, he serves as an advisor to Signal Peak Ventures. Signal Peak is a growth equity and venture capital firm that currently manages more than $500 million of capital.
In his free time, Mr. Shillingford enjoys watching sports, and he follows the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos. He also travels and has visited such places as Paris and Australia, though Hawaii is his favorite.