Stephen focuses on both consumer and enterprise software related investments, leveraging his finance and operating experience to help Tenaya source and manage their portfolio. Prior to rejoining Tenaya Capital in 2018, he spent four years at Instart Logic in lead roles in both finance and sales operations. His responsibilities included: financial planning, sales planning and commissions, fundraising, KPI reporting, and contract negotiations/order management. Before leaving to join Instart, Stephen spent four years as a Senior Associate and Associate at Tenaya Capital and prior to that, he spent two years as an Analyst at Thomas Weisel Partners in the banks software and Internet groups.
Stephen holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
"I didn’t value experience as much as character, creativity, and common sense…that having an ability to figure things out is more important than having specific knowledge of how to do something."