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Steven Mitzenmacher is currently Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development at NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) responsible for corporate strategy, acquisitions, corporate venture investments and competitive intelligence and for a leading storage and data management company (NASDAQ:NTAP).
Steven has over 15 years' experience managing corporate development and strategy for leading technology companies, including Business Objects (acquired by SAP for $6.8B), Informatica (acquired by Permira for $5.3B), and Yahoo! (acquired by Verizon for $4.5B). In these roles, he has led the identification, negotiation, and integration of numerous acquisitions representing over $3B in transaction value, divestitures representing over $300M of transaction value, and equity investments representing over $100M of invested capital. Most recently, he completed the acquisition and led the integration of SolidFire, the largest acquisition in NetApp's history. In his last project at Yahoo, he orchestrated the spinout of Yahoo’s Hadoop engineering team into Hortonworks (NASDAQ: HDP), the leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop. Steven also has extensive experience managing corporate strategic planning, competitive intelligence, corporate venture investments, partner and alliance relationships, and strategic initiatives such as Business Objects' market entry into China.
Steven began his career as a consultant with Arthur Andersen after completing a BA from Stanford University and an MBA and MS, Information Management from Arizona State University.