Paul Sterne

CFO and General Manager Americas, Open-Xchange, Inc. New York, NY

Paul STERNE is chief financial officer and general manager Americas of Open-Xchange Inc. Mr. Sterne began his career at General Motors Corporation’s New York Treasurer’s Office where he was involved in the acquisition of Electronics Data Systems and Hughes Aircraft Corporation. Joining Deutsche Bank AG in 1987, he led an M&A team specializing in cross-border transactions involving the US technology industry. In 1994, Mr. Sterne was recruited to serve as managing director of corporate development at the IBM Corporation in New York, where his significant transactions included Lotus, Tivoli, and the divestiture of the IBM Global Network to AT&T. In 2000, he founded a B2B start-up, E2open, Inc. in Redwood City, California, and served as chief financial officer. Recently, Mr. Sterne has been the managing partner of Sterne & Co. LLC which served as co-advisor on the divestiture of SuSE Linux to Novell and sole advisor to ActivCard Inc. in its acquisition of Protocom Ltd.

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