Steve Knowles | Chief Financial Officer
Stephen Knowles is an experienced financial professional, well versed in financial operations, business and product analysis, international operations, cost containment and financial reporting. Mr. Knowles gladly came out of retirement following a highly successful Financial career to help establish SHP by providing advice and counsel to the Founding Members in financial, corporate structure, banking and business processes.
Prior to the launch of SHP, Mr. Knowles was Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of a Silicon Valley start-up company in the mobile network technology space with responsibility for financial strategy, planning, control and core accounting functions. He successfully executed a $45 million Series D Funding round in difficult business climate. Earlier in his career Mr. Knowles served as Vice President & Corporate Controller at Ericsson Inc. He was responsible for Corporate Controlling functions for Ericsson Inc. and its US subsidiaries. Before joining Ericsson, Mr. Knowles held a variety of Financial Management positions with General Electric Company gaining valuable experience in successively responsible financial positions in a wide variety of General Electric business units.
Education and Credentials:
Artium Baccalaureus, Brown University
Completed General Electric's Financial Management Program