Steve Balof has been the Managing Director at Advanced Technology Ventures since 1996. During this period, ATV invested more than $1.7B over five active funds and continues to manage two active funds. ATV’s focus was on information technology, life sciences and cleantech. In 2018, Steve founded Twin Lakes Ventures.
Prior to his venture capital career, Steve founded and served as CEO of Worldview Systems, a successful venture-backed startup. Through a joint venture with Sabre Interactive, Worldview Systems created and launched Travelocity.com, the award-winning travel site. Steve also held executive positions in sales, marketing and general management with Covalent Systems, a venture capital-backed computer systems vendor focused on the graphic arts industry. His career originated in Booz, Allen & Hamilton’s San Francisco and London offices, where he focused on strategy engagements for a variety of technology companies in the U.S. and Europe.
Steve holds an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.A. from Harvard College.