- Lou Steinberg, Founder
Lou Steinberg, Founder Rev2
Chief Technology Officer, TD Ameritrade
As the founder of Rev2, Lou was CEO until July 2011 when he became CTO at TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: AMTD). Previously, he was the CEO of Cranite Systems, which delivered highly secure, layer 2 VPNs to Enterprise and Government. Prior to that he spent several years as CTO of Symbol Technologies (now Motorola), driving a company-wide solutions strategy while also serving as the General Manager of the Software Division.
Lou previously served as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Warburg Pincus and as a strategy advisor to senior management at companies including Comcast, Citigroup, and NCR. He was the SVP of Marketing and Market Development at Micromuse (now IBM), a network management and analytics company. Lou joined Micromuse through the acquisition of NetOps Corp, an analysis and fault-prediction company that he founded and led as CEO. He spent over a decade at IBM in various technical and management roles, notably contributing to router development for the NSFNet, a second-generation Internet backbone. He has served on various IETF Working Groups related to network management including SNMP-1, MIB-1, Ethernet MIB, RMON-1, and Alert Management.
He is the author of Troubleshooting with SNMP and Understanding MIBs (McGraw-Hill, 2000), as well as numerous articles on technology and infrastructure. Lou graduated from the Stevens Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a master’s degree in computer science.