Steve Schott is Executive Director of Partnerships and Ecosystems, responsible for driving extending Star’s capability and reach through strategic market partnerships. Steve's 20-plus years in sales includes 15 years of driving software and services revenue through partners and channels, executing and operationalizing marquee partner relationships to leverage unique and combined strengths, and increase customer value. With diverse industry experience in software and services, Steve leverages a collaborative and consultative approach in working with executive teams, business development, partners, and cross-functional colleagues to craft solutions, develop vision, go-to-market, and establish the business case for joint investment. Steve earned his Economics degree from Denison University while also captaining 2 varsity sports, and later completed his MBA at Canisius College as a Graduate Assistant Coach. Steve resides in Atlanta, GA with his wife and 3 daughters.