First and foremost, Steven Santiago is a builder. Whether it’s companies, capital, or connections, that ethos has shaped his life as an investor, mentor, advisor, and strategist for the last 15 years. As an Advisor, Steven brings investment insights and hands-on experience to KrowdMentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm focusing on ICOs, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and token powered organizations.
Before his time with KrowdMentor, Steven was a Partner at White Oak Global Advisors, LLC, a pioneering private investment firm located in the San Francisco Bay Area. While at White Oak, Steven built and led a team to manage assets in excess of $3.5 billion, and oversaw 65 companies from around the world.
Steven has also served as a board member to numerous companies and organizations and brings a unique experience to KrowdMentor from his time at each. He was a Board Member for Xicato, an intelligent LED module manufacturer, as well as a Board Member and CFO for Shasta Renewable Resources, LLC, a renewable biopower energy company as well as holding Vice President and Senior Banking Analyst roles.
Steven holds dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Finance and Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Business where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.
“Decentralization and smart contracts will fundamentally change how we do business around the world. I’m all for building the bridges to connect the new to the old.”