Steve’s career includes founder and executive roles in the Software Solutions and Services sector, from start-ups to Enterprise Technology organizations. More recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Certent, where he helped navigate a successful exit with an acquisition by TA Associates. Prior to Certent, he spent 9 years at IBM in various North America and global leadership roles.
Steve Smith is an accomplished senior executive with a strong track record in executing corporate strategy, optimizing resource allocations, and identifying key business drivers. His leadership is based on trust, integrity and a commitment to over-achievement.
Steve joined forces with Bill Isaac and the Secura/Isaac Group company in 2021 to form Blue SaaS Solutions, now Secura/Isaac Technologies. The firm provides financial services clients with customized, tech-based solutions that offer full compliance with today’s regulatory requirements.
Prior to co-founding Secura/Isaac Technologies with Bill Isaac, Steve served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Certent, leading a global team of 25 sales professionals, delivering over $50 million in revenue, and overseeing a successful exit for Certent’s private equity firm through an acquisition by TA Associates.
Prior to joining Certent, Steve spent nine years at IBM in various North America and global leadership roles, including North America Business Unit Executive for Financial & Operational Planning Solutions, Global Business Unit Executive for Sales Performance Management Solutions, North America Business Unit Executive for Performance Management Solutions, Southeast Business Unit Executive for Software Solutions Group, and Southeast Business Unit Executive for Business Analytics.
Steve spent 10 years at Cognos prior to IBM acquiring Cognos in 2008. While at Cognos, he served in various regional direct and channel sales leadership roles. Early in his career, he founded a regional application development and systems integration company that was subsequently acquired by a regional technology services firm in 1998.