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Founding Partner, EagleTEQ
Steve has multiple successful start up ventures under his belt and is a born entrepreneur. Recognized as an innovator, visionary leader, and sales and marketing expert, he has brought and helped bring businesses to market that have changed the technology landscape and partner community. Braverman is sought out by leaders in the space for his "out of the box" thinking and ability to see problems from unique perspectives. His ability to break complex challenges into manageable and understandable pieces makes him the perfect bridge between executive leaders and the people who need to execute the plan. Steve's areas of specialization at EagleTEQ are GTM strategy, marketing and branding, M&A, revenue and profitability growth, and business planning, and channel programs.
Most recently, Steve served as Co-Founder and President of Coeo Solutions, a geographically redundant, facilities-based telecommunications provider of SIP, SD-WAN and UCaaS services. During his time at Coeo, Steve created the brand message and marketing automation and built the indirect sales channel. He also helped implement the Rockefeller Habits, guiding the company with a KPI focus and weekly huddles.
Prior to Coeo, Steve was the Co-Founder and CEO of X4 Solutions. Responsible for day-to-day management and marketing, Steve grew X4 into one of the top 10 largest telecom Master agencies in the United States. In 2016, Steve led the sale of X4 to Sandler Partners, which created an unprecedented valuation for the industry.
In his earlier years, Steve founded Telelink Communications which was the nation'sfirst Nextlink (XO) distributor. Telelink became a direct and indirect sales agency, representing more than a dozen telecom providers and 40 top PBX dealers. In 2004, Telelink was merged with two companies to become X4 Solutions. Steve earned a Bachelor's Degree in Economics Management from Ohio Wesleyan University, has served on numberous telecom advisory boards, is an active member of YPO and resides in the Chicago area with his wife and six children.