Seth Page is a cross-border deal-maker, financier, operator and serial entrepreneur with 7 start-ups including 6 exits as Founder or Executive. From his early years as a programmer, Seth has since racked-up over 20 years of experience in Strategic Partnering, Business Development, Corporate Development, Corporate Finance & Operations across the global technology industry. Seth is intensely curious, an acknowledged technophile & science enthusiast, and enjoys eating Learning Curves for lunch.
Most recently, as GM & EVP of Strategic Partnerships & Channels at Progress DataRPM (PRGS), Seth brought his deep and diversified tech background with focus in the areas of Industrial IOT, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Predictive Maintenance & Anomaly Detection, Data Science, Big Data, Security & Telecommunications together. He has founded, funded, scaled and exited multiple start-ups including DataRPM (Progress), UniKey (AMV / Samsung), PV Media Group (RhythmOne/Blinkx), RayV (Yahoo), Oyster Optics (Techquity), AdOnNetwork (PVMG), Trade.com (ABM AMRO), as well as deals & advisory including Xoom (NBC), LendingTree (IAC), Fetchback (GSI / eBay), Samsung (mSpot), Refresh.io (LinkedIn), zanox (Axel Springer / PubliGroupe), PebblePost (Greycroft), Metamorphic Ventures, nGage (MV), as well as many other transactions and hundreds of strategic partnerships globally. He’s earned an Executive MBA in International Business with distinction from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, as well as both a BS in Economics and a BS in German Linguistics & Literature, with honors from the University of California, Irvine, and a scholarship to the top-ranked University of Goettingen in Germany.
Awards include the NTT DATA Judges Award; Microsoft Accelerator Best of Machine Learning & Data Science Award; the Cal-IT Investment Award from the State of California for the Deutsche Telekom & InterShop transaction; Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for International Business; and Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society for Political Science. Seth’s uncountable media and events as keynote, speaker, panelist, moderator, host & author, include: Microsoft Machine Learning & Data Science Summit; IOT World; EY Strategic Growth Forum; QAD EXLORE; Cloud+; EY Innovation Forum; Stanford University School of Engineering; Influencers Series; BigData+; GrowthCon Europe; WebSummit; IEEE IOT; Bloomberg TV; The Wall Street Journal Europe; Die Welt; Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung; Computer World; Frankfurter Rundschau; The Wolf Report; Network World; Pseudo.com; and books such as “Black Ice: The Invisible Threat of Cyber-Terrorism”; and “DIE STILLE TRANSFORMATION: Wie Unternehmen jetzt von IT und E-Commerce profitieren”; and others. He grew up in Santa Cruz, California, has lived around the world, and now resides with his wife, two young sons, two old boxer dogs, and a majestic redwood tree in Silicon Valley.