Steve Ardire

steve ardire

Steve Ardire

Merchant of Light


Shape serendipity by interrogating reality to connect & illuminate the dots that matter for ‘select’ software startups with cognitive computing and AI/machine learning as current focus.  Work with founders / exec team to close seed & Series A funding, shape competitive business strategy, formulate strategic & product marketing, and tactical sales execution with high touch customer engagement to drive business model forward to success.


For past 20+ yrs advised / consulted with 30 software startups in US, Canada, Europe in cognitive computing, AI/machine learning, semantic technology, Big Data, cloud computing, predictive analytics, infoviz, DAM, plus much more.


– Unique blend of Fluid + Crystallized Intelligence

– Master of Critical Thinking

– Practitioner of Fierce Conversations

– Don’t give bullshit advice


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