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Chief Operating Officer

Steven Brody

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Steve leads operations and compliance at Lux Capital and also serves as a management and strategic advisor to our companies. He joined the Lux team in early 2016.

Prior to joining Lux, Steve was Senior Operating Executive and Global Head of the Operating Initiatives Group at Cerberus Capital Management, a $29 billion private investment firm headquartered in New York City. While there, he specialized in telecom, consumer products and technology, and advised investment companies on oversight, strategic planning, turnarounds, process management and financial modeling.

Previously he was SVP and Director of Business Operations at Home Town Cable, a fiber-to-the-home cable provider in the Midwest. Earlier he was a senior associate at KPMG/Mesirow Financial Consulting.

What is the greatest technology of the past decade?
3D printing. There’s incredible power in being able to think something into existence. This will drive students to pursue engineering and science, and add to overall global competitiveness. Its implications on manufacturing have truly democratized the ability to prototype.

What are you most looking forward to in the future?
Autonomy, evolution in transportation technologies and artificial intelligence making the world a smaller and more efficient place. In short, no more traffic.

Key Facts

  • Built his own helicopter flight simulator with authentic controls and Oculus

  • Restored his first car, a 1974 Toyota Landcruiser FJ40 when he was 14

  • Designs and builds drones using parametric modeling and 3D printing