Stephen is a proven deal maker, strategist and entrepreneur experienced at creating & growing businesses of all sizes, structuring, negotiating strategic investments & alliances. Former Managing Director for Intel Capital’s VR/AR/XR and location-based entertainment investments. Stephen joined Intel Capital in 2002, and has previously led investment activity in support of Intel's Wi-Fi and Atom System-on-a-Chip businesses. Prior to joining Intel Capital, Saltzman was the founder & general manager of Intel’s Wi-Fi division, where he led its growth to market leadership. The Wi-Fi division was Saltzman’s second new business venture at Intel. In the late 1980s, he helped the then newly formed PC Enhancement Operation grow from $6M/year to over $250M/year in 3 years. In 1989 Saltzman co-founded Now Software, where he was president and CEO. By 1994, Now Software became the largest Macintosh-only software publisher in the world. In 1995 Saltzman started Active Arts which won numerous product awards and accolades. Stephen is a former Inc. Magazine-Ernst & Young Software Entrepreneur of the Year finalist and a former Oregon High-Tech Entrepreneur of the Year finalist. His investment portfolio exits include 3eTI (EF Johnson), AeroScout
(Stanley Black&Decker), AirMagnet(Danaher), EETI (Taiwan Exchange IPO:3556), InVisage (Apple), IPass (Nasdaq IPO:IPAS), Jajah (Telefonica) RapidBridge (Qualcomm), SyChip(Murata), Vocera (Nasdaq IPO:VCRA).