Director, Strategic Investments, Intel Capital
Stephen manages Intelís $300M Ultrabook Fund, which makes equity investments in anything that could improve the cost, capability, performance or user experience for desktops, laptops, and other types of client computing (e.g., Compute Sticks and appliances) Ė including applications and services that showcase the capabilities of new client computing devices, including VR, gaming, music, and collaborative work platforms.
He joined Intel Capital in 2002. His portfolio exits include 3eTI (NASDAQ: EFJI), AeroScout (NYSE: SWK), AirMagnet (NYSE: DHR), IPass (NASDAQ: IPAS), Jajah (Telefonica) RapidBridge (Nasdaq: QCOM), SyChip (Murata) and Vocera (Nasdaq: VCRA).
Prior to joining Intel Capital, Saltzman was the founder and general manager of Intelís Wireless LAN Operation, where he led its growth into becoming the leader in the Wi-Fi market. Saltzman also founded and served as CEO of Now Software, which became the largest Macintosh-only software publisher in the world in 1994. The company also reported five consecutive years of more than 100 percent compound annual sales and profit growth.
In 1995 Saltzman started a childrenís educational software company called Active Arts, which became an expensive way to learn that he wasnít invincible. Saltzman is a former Inc. Magazine-Ernst & Young Software Entrepreneur of the Year finalist and a former Oregon High-Tech Entrepreneur of the Year finalist.