Steve Finikiotis is a strategy and business development specialist who’s handled projects in over 35 countries working with market-leading companies on five continents. At South Point, he focuses on enabling mid-stage ventures to grow at scale, tap new markets and raise capital.

His priorities are understanding global market trends, forging relationships with stakeholders and guiding high-potential ventures during critical phases of market adoption. Drawing on his extensive depth of experience, he works with firms in wide-ranging sectors, from financial technology and healthcare services to data analytics.

Before South Point, he co-founded a boutique consultancy enabling enterprise clients to serve and build international markets. Earlier, he was a managing director at a major global airline and an airline services advisor.

Steve brings decades-long experience advising senior levels at multinational companies as they addressed critical challenges and opportunities. He’s worked with AT&T, Federated Department Stores, Adobe Systems, the International Air Transport Association and the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Outside of South Point, Steve is committed to mentoring fledgling entrepreneurs with products that solve important problems. He works with institutions that offer entrepreneurship education and sits on the boards of companies at both formative and later stages. He speaks French, Spanish and Greek.