Steven Wood | Tech Parks Arizona

Steven Wood

Mentor in Residence, Arizona Center for Innovation
swood@azinnovation.com
(520) 906-1204

Steven Wood brings 25 years of startup and executive management experience to the team. He received his electrical engineering degree from Northeastern University in Boston. Through his co-op period with The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Steven worked as a systems engineer for RCA Aerospace Systems in Burlington, MA, Somerville, NJ, and Mountaintop, PA. Steven continued his education receiving undergraduate and graduate degrees in business administration. Entering the workforce, he partnered with the founders of Powercube Corporation a Billerica, MA, electronics designer. As Vice President of Operations, he helped to grow the company quickly; it was later acquired by Unitrode Corporation a Lexington, MA, based semiconductor company. Leading the division in revenues and profits, Steven was promoted to Vice President and General Manager at Unitrode, where he acquired several other companies under the Unitrode umbrella. Along with three colleagues, Steven then founded Power Convertibles Corporation, a Tucson, AZ-based power electronics company. Tripling the revenue base in two years, the business expanded worldwide. Steven along with other executives from Burr Brown, a major shareholder, sold the business to C&D Technologies, a Blue Bell, PA-based diversified electronics company. Steven is an experienced pilot and amateur radio operator. 

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