Steve co-founded CCS in 2010 with CTO John Porter. This is the third entrepreneurial venture where the two have worked together, having previously co-founded Cambridge Broadband Networks and Adaptive Broadband. Prior to forming CCS, Steve worked at Alcatel-Lucent as Director of Mobile Incubation Solutions, where he was responsible for commercialising technical ideas in the mobile communications space. From 2000 to 2008, he served at Cambridge Broadband Networks as VP Engineering, VP Asia-Pacific and Board Director. Before this, he co-founded Adaptive Broadband where he was Head of Research. Adaptive Broadband was formed as a spin-off from AT&T Laboratories, where Steve worked in its Radio ATM research group. Steve started his career as a Senior Lecturer in Telecommunications at the University of Huddersfield, where he also completed his BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and his PhD.