Head of Strategy and Advisory
As the Head of Strategy and Advisory at SAS Canada Steve Holder is responsible for growing revenue and building the long-term vision for SAS in the Canada market. As a member of the SAS Canada leadership team Steve owns the SAS customer advisory team, solution strategy, and managing the innovation agenda including higher education. Steve leads the SAS Canada team of for the technology evangelists who specialize in areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Data Management, Fraud, Risk and emerging technologies. Steve’s passion is making technology make sense for everyone regardless of their technical skillset.
With many years of software industry experience, spanning: management, solutions architecture, presales and sales, Steve brings alignment and execution across SAS’ customers, sales teams, and partners.
Prior to joining SAS Steve held leadership positions at SAP and IBM. Steve received his Bachelor of Arts from McMaster University and lives in Toronto with his wife and two daughters. During his spare time, he enjoys traveling, cycling, skiing and spending time outdoors.