Steve DeBacco

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Steve left Ariba and joined Workbrain, where he ultimately become COO. He was integral in the scaling the company, building a global sales and business development organization, and enabling rapid growth to $100M in revenues.

He went on to join Rypple, to oversee the next phase of growth, leading to an acquisition by Salesforce.

Most recently, Steve served as Chief Revenue Officer at Applied Predictive Technologies, a big-data predictive analytics firm that was acquired by MasterCard for $600 million. Over the course of his career, Steve has been responsible for hiring over 500 sales and marketing executives and contributing over $1B in software revenue.

Steve holds a BS in Electrical Engineering/Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University and an MBA from Washington University. An avid runner, golfer and tennis player, Steve likes to unwind with a good glass of wine.

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