Dr. Steinman spent over two decades working with senior executives and CEOs developing business and corporate strategy. Some of his clients include: Texas Instruments, Hewlett-Packard, DuPont, Halliburton, Mary Kay, Ryder, the Atomic Energy Commission, Liberty Mutual Insurance, AT&T, Bank of America, Longaberger, Becton Dickenson, and Praxair.
His client engagements span a wide range of businesses including: parallel computing, mobile communications, telecommunications, displays, optical storage, laser printers and copiers, semiconductors, defense electronics conversion, software, rocket motors, medical devices, flow cytometry, industrial gases, mining, pipe, packaging, direct sales(cosmetics and baskets), real estate development, finish product pipelines, retail gasoline, engineering and construction (environmental, nuclear and fossil power, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, buildings, and highways), agriculture, consumer equipment rental, development banking, leasing, retail banking, and insurance (life, property casualty, health and workers compensation.)
Dr. Steinman played an important role in creating many executive seminars and is an experienced and skilled presenter to executives. For 12 years he taught a one-day course in strategy development three times a year for Stanford University’s continuing education program. In addition he has lectured at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and was a Professor for four years at the School of Business of Washington University in St. Louis.
He was a director and member of the executive committee of Strategic Decisions Group when it had revenue of $60 million per annum and over 300 employees in five locations. He served as leader of the Marketing, Change Management practices and co-leader of the Strategy practice.
He was in charge of strategic planning for the Southern Pacific Company in the early to mid 80’s. Before that was a senior management consultant in the strategy practice at Stanford Research Institute (now know as SRI International) and worked as an operations analyst for Lockheed Missiles and Space Company and Douglas Aircraft. Dr. Steinman has served on the board of SCOR (Stanford Center for Organizations Research), as a member of the Strategic Process Committee of the United Way of America, as a loaned executive to the San Francisco United Way, on the steering committee of Business Week Corporate Planning 100, and on the Economic Advisory Council of the California Chamber of Commerce.
He is a real estate investor and is a partner in large apartment complexes in various locations around the US.
Dr. Steinman earned a BS in mathematics from Brooklyn College, City University of New York, an MS in applied mathematics from San Jose State University, and a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley. He was a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University.