Stephen is a positive force leader with over 30 years of experience in building and advising to innovative and high performance businesses. Corporate experiences include senior and leadership roles at IBM, EDS and Deloitte. As founder and managing partner of the DGroup Inc, he created the ISV Factory, an ecosystem of globally branded partners forming one of the first collaborative investment model focused on Canadian start-up innovation with global reach. Stephen is inspired by working alongside and advising to exceptional leaders of early stage disruptive ventures who embrace the big picture, have the mindset to partner and are passionate to drive transformational change. Stephen’s focus is on the development and constant tuning of corporate development, winning business strategies, leadership & culture, and breakaway growth.