Steve Smith


Functional Experience

  • Strategic leader for rapid growth companies
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, post-acquisition integrations
  • Revenue growth and profit maximization
  • Fund raising, IPO, capital management
  • Investor relations, sell and buy side communications
  • Financial planning and analysis; management reporting
  • P&L management and restructuring
  • Turnaround leadership, change management, business restructuring
  • Contract negotiations and renegotiations
    Internal systems, processes and controls (incl SOX)

Example Industries

  • Semiconductors (including wafer fabs, process costing)
  • Telematics, SaaS, FinTech
  • Test & measurement
  • Medical devices
  • Telecom hardware
  • Wireless Hardware and Service

Steve Smith



Versatile and accomplished CFO with a solid record of accelerating efficiency, growth, and profitability in public/PE/private technology driven companies. Over 25 years’ experience analyzing complex business requirements at the strategic, financial, operational, and manufacturing levels to produce innovative, holistic solutions that drive immediate and sustainable business results. Revenue growth architect, with keen business acumen and deep understanding of people and process engagement, who has led multiple business turnarounds, mergers & acquisitions, and business integrations. Inspiring and motivating global leader who has led global teams in the US, UK, EU, Australia, and South Africa. Fluent in English and French. 

Relevant Experience

  • Inseego (NASDAQ INSG) – EVP & CFO
  • MicroPower Technologies – CFO & Head of Operations
  • XiTRON Technologies – President
  • Applied Micro (NASDAQ AMCC) – SVP & CFO
  • ST Micro – Director MicroFluidics Business Unit
  • Northern Telecom – Controller Semiconductor Components Group


Education, Licenses & Certifications

  • Honorary Doctorate in International Business – California International Business University (CIBU)
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting – Arizona State University
  • Academic Diploma – College du Leman, Geneva, Switzerland