Mike Steep

Mike Steep is the Executive Director of the Stanford Engineering Center for Disruptive Technology and Digital Cities, and the former SVP of Global Business Operations at PARC Xerox. Disruptive technology is growing at an exponential rate, but few people know how to transform disruption into opportunity. Drawing on decades of experience driving innovation and leading operations at companies including Apple and Microsoft, Mike will share strategies on how to leverage emerging technology into bottom line business opportunities.

Mike believes we are at the beginning of a new golden age—where emerging technologies define who we are, what we can accomplish, and how we can redefine entire companies and industries. Mike has had an exceptional career with more than two decades of global operating experience at companies including HP, Apple, IBM, Microsoft, and PARC’s world-renowned innovation center.

He is an Adjunct Professor of Digital Business at Imperial College London and serves on Smart Cities Board of London, advising commercial clients on the impact of emerging technology in their industries. Mike earned his MBA from the University of Virginia, and his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.