Founder and President

Founder of Plenum Revenue Group, Steve brings more than 20 years experience in
multiple industries, with an extensive background in complex global sales, business
development, corporate development, marketing and operations.  With Steve's unique
combination of business, technical, finance and legal skills learned in-house at companies
ranging from 20 - 400,000 employees, he operates at the speed of business with a keen
sense for the bottom line.  

Selected Achievements

  • Established the corporate ventures office for a Silicon Valley headquartered $2.3
    billion global company in the IT industry; contributed $80 million+ revenue through
    investments, strategic sales and alliances.

  • Led a team of industry consultants selling $100 million in IT solutions for a global
    computer hardware company.

  • Grew revenues 945% in 30 months for an Orange County company in the data
    services industry; expanded marketing reach from California to nationwide;
    attracted venture capital investment and subsequent buy-out.

  • Grew revenue 50% in six months for an Orange County based global application
    software company through a combination of strategic sales and alliances.

  • Established over 120 alliances for companies in the health care, IT, data services
    and human resource industries.

  • As corporate counsel for medium sized companies in the IT,  health care and finance
    industries, negotiated over 300 contractual disputes to satisfactory completion
    without costly litigation.

  • 2010 - 2011 assisted seven early stage companies in the IT and BioTech industries
    to secure $26.1 million in angel funding and debt financing.

  • 2009 - 2010 assisted seven early stage companies in the IT and BioTech industries
    to secure $19.92 million in angel funding and debt financing.

  • 2008 - 2009 assisted seven early stage companies in the IT and BioTech industries
    to secure $11.5 million in angel funding and debt financing.

  • 2007 - 2008 assisted seven early stage companies in the IT and BioTech industries
    to secure $9.5 million in angel funding and debt financing.

  • 2011 State Star Award presented by the Association for Small Business
    Development Centers and the Small Business Administration for achieving over $75
    million in economic impact from 2007 - 2011
       
Education

  • J.D. University of Southern California
  • M.P.A. University of Southern California
  • B.A. University of California, Los Angeles

Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Tax Court

Teaching

USC MARSHALL SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, LLOYD GREIF CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL
STUDIES, Los Angeles, CA (August 2006 – present) - Assist
ant Professor of Clinical
Entrepreneurship and Graduate Coordinator.  
Twice awarded the "Golden Apple" for
teaching excellence
by the 2008 USC Marshall graduating class and the 2011 USC Marshall
MBA class
.  Currently teach in the Marshall MBA, EMBA, Masters of Medical Management
and USC Executive Education Programs.


Membership

  • Tech Coast Angels (Prior)
  • National Register’s WHO’S WHO in Executives and Professionals
  • Manchester WHO'S WHO Registry of Executives and Professionals

Advisory Boards

  • Business Week Market Advisory Board
  • Association for Corporate Growth, Orange County
       - Board Member (Prior)
       - Executive Committee Member   
         - Chair, Strategic Planning Committee (Prior)               
  • 5 Minute Networking, Inc.
  • SecureKlip, Inc.
  • SenseLab Technology, Inc.
  • DesiYou
  • Helios Tech
  • CosNet, Inc.
  • Tech Coast Venture Network - Executive Committee (Prior)
  • Board President, Adam Walsh Child Resources Center, Orange County, California
    (prior)  

Professional Associations

  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • United States Association For Small Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Tech Coast Venture Network
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
  • American Bar Association (prior)

Published Articles

  • Author, Bootstrapping Your Business. Get Started.  Get Real., Startup.com (January
    2007); Ezine Articles (January 2007); SoCalTech.com (January 2007)
  • Author, Corporate Venturing For Emerging Growth Companies, Software Council of
    Orange County [http://www.scsc.org/resources/scribe0306nonmember.html] (March
    2006)
  • Author, Revenue Growth Through Alliances, Startup.com (August 2005), eZine.com
    (August 2005)
  • Author, Developing Your Growth Strategy, The Presidents' Forum Newsletter, The
    Entrepreneurship Institute (July 2005)
  • Author, Corporate Venturing For Emerging Growth Companies, Startup.com (August
    2005), eZine.com (August 2005)
  • Author, Revenue Growth Through Alliances, Software Council of Orange County
    [http://www.scsc.org/resources/revenue.html] (November 2005)

Community Service

Steve's passion for community service work is highlighted by his involvement with the
Orangewood Children's Foundation
(www.orangewoodfoundation.org) where he serves on
its Ambassador's Committee.  Prior to Orangewood, he served as board president and legal
advisor to the Adam Walsh Child Resource Center, a division of the National Center for
Missing and Exploited Children.
© 2004 - 2011 Plenum Revenue Group. All Rights Reserved.
Steven
Mednick