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Steve Banfield
Worked at Rightside
Attended Harvard Business School
Lives in Seattle, WA
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A few entrepreneurs are talking openly about depression, a hidden risk of the intense, isolated life at the creative edge.
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We already know that if you use an online social network, you give up a serious slice of your privacy thanks to the omnivorous way companies like Google and Facebook gather your personal data. But new academic research offers a glimpse of what these companies may be learning about people who <em>don't use</em> their massive web services. And it's a bit scary.
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Occupation
Design and build great Internet products and subscription services
Skills
product design, business planning, consumer products, marketing, UX design, domains, new TLDs, web hosting, email, subscriptions
Employment
  • Rightside
    SVP & GM, 2013 - 2015
  • Self-employed
    Consultant, 2007 - 2013
  • Korrio
    Chief Product Officer, 2011 - 2012
  • Screenlife Games
    SVP, Digital Strategy and Business Development, 2010 - 2011
  • Sony Corporation
    SVP & GM, Sony Connect, 2002 - 2007
  • RealNetworks
    GM Consumer Products, 1998 - 2002
  • Microsoft
    Group Program Manager, 1993 - 1996
  • NCR
    1990 - 1993
  • IBM
    1988 - 1990
  • Mixercast
    CEO, 2009 - 2009
  • Frequency
    Consultant, 2010 - 2010
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Currently
Seattle, WA
Previously
Ashland, KY - Seattle - Boston - Atlanta - Los Angeles
Story
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Kentuckian, Seattlite, Geek, Product Designer, Golfer, Photographer
Introduction
Steve Banfield is product design and development expert who has build products and services used by millions around the world. He was most recently SVP and GM of the Registrar Services unit of Rightside in Kirkland, WA. In this role he oversaw Rightside's Enom.com and Name.com brands.

Prior to Rightside, Steve served as the Chief Product Officer at Korrio. Korrio's mission is to simplify management and communication for sports teams organizers, coaches, parents and players.

Steve's long and successful career includes roles as SVP, Digital Strategy at Screenlife Games, a division of Paramount Pictures. He has been a consultant and advisor to digital media companies including Frequency, FitCarrot, Mixercast and PushButton Music. He has also held senior positions at Sony, RealNetworks, and Microsoft. 

Steve lives in Seattle's Pioneer Square but visits his home state of Kentucky often.
Bragging rights
How many other people do you know who graduated from Transylvania University?
Education
  • Harvard Business School
    MBA, 1996 - 1998
  • Transylvania University
    Computer Science, 1986 - 1990
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