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Steve Bachman

Hi Tech Partners
CEO Partner

Steve is a 35+ year software, hardware, and mobility executive and entrepreneur with a majority of his career spent in wearables, health IT, information security, and enterprise software. Steve experience spans sales, channel, marketing, operations, product development, and executive management roles with startup and fast growth products and service companies

Steve is CEO Partner at Hi Tech Partners, a start-up accelerator and active angel investor and mentor.  Steve is an advisor to Ichor, SafeHeart, Umbra Global, Image Analyzer, ClickDimensions, Automational, and Gorilla Expense; and a Managing Partner is Virtual Design Group, a technology strategy company.

Steve is founder, Past President and a Director of the Wireless Technology Forum, a Director of the Executive Sales and Marketing Association, is a Past President and Director of the Southeastern Software Association, and founder and past Director of the Technology Association of Georgia.

Steve's commercial experience includes a successful track record in creating shareholder value with self-funded and venture capital funded businesses including founder and CEO of ADS NetTools (Sold to McAfee), Chairman and CEO of GLUE Communications (Sold to Xcelerate), CEO of Marshal Software USA (sold to NetIQ), VP Partnerships at PestPatrol (Sold to CA).  Steve was also an active strategy advisor to Vigil Software (Sold to Infinigate) and Norman Data Defense.

Steve is an active investor with investments in include Silverpop\IBM, Oversight Systems, Nexidia, and others as well as an investor in the Atlanta Technology Angels Seed Fund.

Steve is an advisor to EGL Ventures and EGL Holdings and a mentor at NeuroLaunch , Atlanta Tech Village, Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center, and Georgia Tech’s FlashPoint programs.