Steve Berg is the Managing Director of Antecedent Ventures, a seed stage fund. His investment background is in datacenter technologies with experience in both public and private strategic investments. Steve has spent the majority of his nearly 20 year career in Silicon Valley and on Wall Street. Most recently he was Principal and lead consultant of Steven Berg LLC, a consultancy he founded, focused on corporate finance activities of small and medium sized technology companies. Prior to this Steve was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Emulex Corporation, an NYSE listed company with revenues of $450 million, where he drove the strategic agenda and led the identification and execution of new business opportunities including strategic investments, mergers and acquisitions, and internal innovation. Preceding that he worked as a technology equity analyst on both the sell side (at Punk, Ziegel & Co.) and the buy side (at Train Smith Counsel) where he established strong industry contacts, developed in-depth industry knowledge and honed his skills in finance and analytics.