Steve Levin is Managing Director of Link Conferences. With more than 20 years of experience in conference development, business management, marketing and business development, Steve specializes in identifying emerging trends, driving event strategy and working with global thought leaders and visionaries. Steve has created and managed global conferences for organizations including Microsoft, YPO, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Cisco, AMD, Yara, Time, Fortune and others.
Prior to LSG, Steve served as Director of the YPO EDGE, leading content strategy for the world’s largest gathering of chief executives that brings together more than 2,600 leaders from more than 90 countries. Before YPO, Steve led strategy and content development for Microsoft’s two premier CIO events – the Global Accounts Summit and Global CIO Summit. He also led Microsoft’s Imagine Cup, a global technology competition where university students used technology to help solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Prior to Microsoft, Steve was Senior Vice President at The Van Heyst Group where he led client relations, program development, sponsorship and business development for numerous clients and conferences including: World Congress on IT, African Green Revolution Conference, America’s Healthcare at Risk Summit, Federal CTO Summit, Fortune Brainstorm, Time & ABC News Summit on Obesity, AMD Global Vision Conference, and others.
Steve has successfully launched more than ten products, six companies and numerous conference and product brands. Adept at developing and leveraging relationships with key executives and partners to accomplish mutual goals, he has expertise in working with thought leadership and high growth companies.
Steve lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife, two daughters and golden retriever and enjoys running, hiking, skiing, and stand-up paddleboarding when he can find flat water.