Stephen Garside

Angestellt, md, Microsonix

Dörflingen, Switzerland


Broad-based International experience in strategic
leadership and product life-cycle management. I ap
successful product introduction and overachieve fi
ensuring effective communication between Sales
Marketing & Technology groups and crisp execution
growth management and exit of product to Internati
establishing symbiotic relationships between produ
sales & marketing experience in International fiel
successfully implementing business turnaround and


Professional experience for Stephen Garside

  • Current 7 years and 2 months, since Apr 2017



    As a co-founder (of a amazing) start-up, my role spans everything from strategy development & implementation, execution of our mission & vision, fund raising, motivation to chief bottle washer. I am the grey-haired pilot to a team of young, brilliant high-octane scientists and am committed to our philanthropic vision to benefitpeople in distress as well as help build a long-term future for my aspiring colleagues and friends

  • Current 8 years and 1 month, since May 2016


    CCT-i GmbH

    Europe has a great and exciting small / start-up tech ecosystem within which, many companies are flying under the radar. I intend to identify these hives of activity, discover what's driving them and celebrate their ingenuity - all in the context of coaching corporations and their staff, to take advantage of these 'local' solutions to realize their goals for business transformation

  • Current 9 years and 9 months, since Sep 2014

    International Head of Sales Engineering & Professional Services @ Identiv Inc

    Identive Group, Inc.

  • Current 9 years and 9 months, since Sep 2014

    Head of Converged Access Group, EMEA

    Identiv GmbH

    My success is based on listening, creativity & energy in the discovery & development of my markets across EMEA. Interfacing to 'C-level' professionals within Cisco and their clients, I have in a very short time, achieved significant commercial success, raising the scope and value of opportunity pipelines and engagements

  • Current 11 years and 2 months, since Apr 2013

    Business Development Consultant - International

    Ulteo SAS

    Using my experience I discover opportunities, accelerate the sales process, market the solutions, introduce better structure & working practices to align, motivate and provide a platform where everyone ( internal engineering, oursourced development teams, our partners & clients ) can achieve their full potential.

  • Current 11 years and 2 months, since Apr 2013

    CEO (acting)

    Ulteo SAS

    Proud to lead a great team, delivering great solutions to an enthusiastic market... Ulteo ( an open source company ) OVD satisfies demand for ethically sound business solutions, freedom of use and flexibility in the provisioning of virtual desktops, virtual applications [seamlessly] from both Windows and Linux server environments.

  • Current 12 years and 7 months, since Nov 2011


    CCT-i GmbH

    Driven to deliver ethical, professional and informed market development services for discerning clients. Retain skilled, motivated and networked expertise; Pay for achievement and delivery against objectives

  • 1 year and 3 months, Sep 2009 - Nov 2010

    Snr. Director Business Development (EMEA)


    Taking ground-breaking solutions to market in an extremely challenging atmosphere, I have... * established executive relationships with targeted Corporate entities in region * analyze, measure & position NComputing solutions, providing critical feedback for product localization and future product development * execution & monetization of International GTM strategies across EMEA * realised key strategic OEM operations with global players, establishing above target multi-market revenue pipelines

  • 10 years and 6 months, Jan 1999 - Jun 2009

    Director, Systems Engineering & Technologies EMEA

    Citrix Systems International GmbH

    * Key role in the growth of Citrix Systems from a sub-$500m company, to deliver more than $2B in Global net revenues. * Development of the International Citrix Partner Channel * Evangelise solutions and benefits to Key Enterprise customers and International markets * Leadership of a matrix´d International team located throughout EMEA

  • 2 years, Jan 1997 - Dec 1998

    Regional Product Director, EMEA

    Symantech Corp

    Responsible for the lifecycle management and promotion of a portfolio of information management and anti-virus technologies in EMEA. Within this highly competitive commercial landscape, I developed and executed strategies which established the Symantec and Norton branded solutions as the No. 1 in the marketplace

  • 3 years, Jan 1994 - Dec 1996

    Product Marketing Director, CEE PCBU, Eastern Europe

    Digital Equipment Corp

    Recruited to turn around the declining sales of the multi-million dollar PC business operations throughout Eastern Europe. Responsible for the development of rotes to market and the promotion and sales of Digital Equipment´s range of Departmental Servers

  • 5 years and 11 months, Feb 1986 - Dec 1991

    Technical Manager, EMEA

    Compaq Computer

    Developed regional sales network/channels. Trained distributors, partners and customers. Explored new markets, new opportunities and introduced new products (PCs, Laptops and SystemPro – 1st Intel-based Departmental Server). Set up Nordic, Central and Southern European operations

Educational background for Stephen Garside

  • 3 years and 8 months, Jan 1971 - Aug 1974

    Avionics & Electronics

    Royal Air Force College Cranwell

    Airborne Avionics Systems


  • German


  • English



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