“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”
– Albert Einstein
Steven Leof has over 35 years Corporate & Business Development experience helping create, shape and implement growth opportunities. He is a trusted problem-solver with strong diagnostic skills, a highly effective communicator and a connector. Working in multinational, multicultural environments, he has spent his career adding value to a range of companies from early stage to blue chip, public and privately held, in the TMT (Technology, Media & Telecoms) and Financial Services sectors in the UK, the US, Mexico and elsewhere in Europe, Latin America and Asia.
Steven’s current focus is growing Alumni Union, a free members-only service that helps university alumni and students as well as their families and friends purchase Insurance, Financial Services and Travel & Leisure services at discounted rates. Alumni Union also helps its university partners to engage with their alumni. Steven spent the previous decade forging corporate alliances in challenging markets to fill gaps in technology delivery capabilities, and managing the multimillion dollar bids and deals that go through them.
“Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something.”
– Thomas Edison
Steven earned a BSc in Business Administration from Washington University in St Louis in 1982 and is a Sloan Fellow of London Business School where he earned an MSc in Management in 1993. Since 2011 Steven has run the Washington University UK Alumni Club. He is an Associate Member of The Marylebone Cricket Club. A Philadelphia native with British and American nationality, Steven lives in London.