Dr. Steve SilwaVice Chairman and Founder
Dr. Steven Sliwa founded Seeq with Brian Parsonnet in 2012. Steve served as CEO from the launch of Seeq in May 2013 until November 2021 and grew the company to over 200 employees, 250 process manufacturing customers, and raised over $110M.
Steve was CEO of Insitu, Inc. from 2002 through early 2011. During that time Insitu grew from 4 employees to 800+ employees and $450M in revenue. Insitu is a developer of miniature robotic airplanes or UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) for military and civilian applications. During Steve’s tenure, Insitu maintained a 90% market share within its niche with customers and operations throughout the world. Insitu provides UAVs and support equipment but also executes a thriving business model delivering intelligence through turn-key solutions.
Prior to Insitu, Steve had a varied career that included serving as research manager at NASA, founder of an educational software company, VP of Product Development for a public Silicon Valley engineering-software company, and President of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Many of the founding partners at Seeq were with him in previous organizations.
Dr. Sliwa has engineering degrees from Princeton, George Washington, and a business degree from Stanford. He resides in Genoa, NV and Fountain Hills, AZ with his wife Nancy and two doodles. Both Steve and Nancy are pilots and they enjoy flying their Vision Jet.