Steve Rand is Vice President, Business Development, at Venture Development Center, LLC (VDC) for the last ten (10) years.
VDC is an advisory company in the Big Data space that assists clients looking to generate new streams of revenue for their data assets or data exhaust, as well as for big brands that need assistance with their strategic data sourcing.
Steve’s clients have included early-stage businesses such as Jigsaw, NetProspex and Stirista as well as big brands IBM and Cisco.
Prior to joining VDC, Steve was Director of Sales & Marketing at Dun & Bradstreet where he held a hybrid role both managing global accounts such as IBM, Lenovo and XL Capital, plus managing the office products vertical, as well as identifying, evaluating and managing third-party alliances that supported the use of D&B data to drive insight and ROI for D&B’s end user clients. In this role Steve contributed more than $200 million in sustainable new business over his last ten (10) years for D&B.