Lou Steinberg

Founder, Managing Partner at CTM Insights
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Founder & Managing Partner // CTM Insights
Lou Steinberg. Founder and a Managing Partner at CTM Insights, has been at the leading edge of network security and technology innovation throughout his career. CTM is a research lab and incubator/build studio that invests in solving some of the hardest problems in cyber security and then launches companies to bring those solutions to market. Prior to CTM, Steinberg served for 6 years as the CTO of TD Ameritrade where he was responsible for technology innovation, platform architecture, engineering, operations, risk management, and cyber security.

Prior to joining TD Ameritrade, Steinberg was the CEO of several start-ups, including Rev2 (operational risk management software), Cranite Systems (cyber security), and NetOps (data analytics and fault prediction). Steinberg also spent several years as CTO of Symbol Technologies (now Motorola), driving a company-wide solutions strategy while also serving as the General Manager of its Software Division.

Steinberg previously served as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Warburg Pincus and as a strategy advisor to senior management at companies including Comcast, Citigroup and Fidelity. He was the SVP of Marketing and Market Development at Micromuse (now IBM), a network management and analytics company that he joined through the acquisition of NetOps. Additionally, he spent over a decade at IBM in various technical and management
roles— notably contributing to router development for the NSFNet, a second-generation Internet backbone. He has served on various IETF Working Groups related to network management, including SNMP-1, MIB-1, Ethernet MIB, RMON-1 and chaired a Working Group on
Alert Management.
Steinberg is the author of “Troubleshooting with SNMP and Understanding MIBs” (McGraw-Hill, 2000), as well as numerous articles on technology and innovation. He holds a bachelor's degree in engineering and a master's degree in computer science, both from the Stevens Institute of Technology and is an active member of the Board of the Stevens Venture Center and on the Stevens Board of Trustees. Steinberg has served on numerous private company boards and currently serves as Board Chairman of The Authoriti Network and ShardSecure, as a member of the Technology Advisory Committee to the Board of the MITRE Corporation, and on the CXO Advisory Council to the Digital Value Institute. He has 7 patents issued or pending in the areas of cyber security, resiliency, and analytics

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